Poster Abstract Session:
157. Sepsis and Critical Care
Saturday, October 22, 2011: 11:45 AM-1:45 PM
Room: Poster Hall B1

Topical Category: J. Clinical practice issues

Tracks: Adult ID, Pediatric ID


Performance of a Sepsis Screening Triage Tool in Patients with Elevated Lactic Acid Levels: A Retrospective Chart Review
Ramzy Rimawi, MD ; Carlo Palarca, MD ; Nicolas Aquino, MD ; Dhaval Thakkar ; Namita Bhardwaj ; David Tompkins, MD ; Beth Raucher, MD ; Tom-Meka Archinard, MD ; Michelle Quash, MD

Red blood cell transfusions are associated with lower mortality in patients with severe sepsis and septic shock: a propensity-matched analysis
Dae Won Park, MD ; Byoung-Chul Chun, MD ; Soon-sun Kwon ; Young Kyung Yoon, M.D., Ph.D. ; Jang Wook Sohn, MD ; Kyong Ran Peck, MD ; Young Hwa Choi, MD ; Jun Yong Choi, MD ; Sang Il Kim, MD ; Joong Sik Eom, MD ; Hyo Youl Kim, MD, PhD ; Hee Jin Cheong, MD ; Young Goo Song, MD ; Hee Jung Choi, MD ; Yang Soo Kim, MD, PhD ; June Myung Kim, MD ; Min Ja Kim, MD

Clinical Prediction Rules for Bacteremia Based on Appetite at The Time of Blood Culture
Takayuki Komatsu, MD ; Toshihito Onda, MD ; Go Murayama, MD ; Masashi Yamanouchi, MD ; Joel Branch, MD ; Kenji Inoue, MD, PhD

Active surveillance cultures of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) as a tool to predict MRSA ventilator associated pneumonia
Jeannie D. Chan, PharmD, MPH ; Timothy H. Dellit, MD ; Julie Choudhuri, RN, MSPH ; Elizabeth McNamara, RN, MN ; Elizabeth Melius, RN, MN, MPH ; Heather Evans, MD, MS ; Joseph Cuschieri, MD ; Saman Arbabi, MD, MPH ; John B. Lynch, MD

Acinetobacter baumannii bacteremia: prognostic factors of mortality and impact of time to blood culture positivity
Young Kyung Yoon, M.D., Ph.D. ; Jeong Yeon Kim, M.D., Ph.D. ; Dae Won Park, MD ; Jang Wook Sohn, MD ; Min Ja Kim, MD

The Impact of an Infection Control Bundle on Ventilator Associated Pneumonia Pathogens in the Intensive Care Units
Jeannie D. Chan, PharmD, MPH ; Timothy H. Dellit, MD ; Elizabeth McNamara, RN, MN ; John B. Lynch, MD

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Findings in the abstracts are embargoed until 12:01 a.m. EST Thursday, Oct. 20 with the exception of research findings presented at IDSA press conferences.