A Patient Scan project is part of a full IRIS.
One of the objectifying variables that is being measured in a full IRIS in the area of infection prevention is certain patient related data. This data, of course is kept anonymous throughout the scan and in the reports that flow from it.
Patient related indicators show us the vulnerability of the patient population. These Indicators are influenced by four variables:
- the use of invasive aids
- the use of antibiotics
- the presence of antibiotic resistant bacteriae
- underlying suffering