|Title:||Data from: The socio-economic impact of multidrug-resistant nosocomial infections: a qualitative study||Creators:||Mo Yin
Isaac Low Taoyang
Tambyah Siok Kuan
Paul Anantharajah Tambyah
|External Contact:||Mo Yin||Subject:||Nosocomial infection
The burden of healthcare-associated infections (HCAIs) has traditionally been measured using clinical and economic outcomes. We conducted semi-structured interviews with 18 patients or their caregivers affected by HCAI caused by multidrug-resistant organisms to better understand the human impact of HCAI. Most patients had misconceptions about HCAI and antimicrobial resistance, leading to strong negative feelings towards HCAIs despite positive views of their healthcare providers. Communication issues across power imbalances need to be addressed to help deal with trauma of HCAIs. A holistic approach to HCAIs incorporating patient perspectives will likely help guide policymakers developing solutions to improve patient outcomes.
This dataset contains transcripts of interviews conducted for the above study involving patients who suffered from multi-drug resistant hospital-acquired infections.
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||License:||Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International
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