Poster Abstract Session:
48. Antimicrobial Stewardship in Clinical Practice
Friday, October 21, 2011: 12:15 PM-2:15 PM
Room: Poster Hall B1

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Target Audience: other, Academicians

Topical Category: J. Clinical practice issues

Tracks: Pediatric ID, Adult ID


Analysis of Antimicrobial Therapy in an Intensive Care Unit in the Absence of an Antimicrobial Management Team
David Guervil, PharmD ; Kenneth Klinker, PharmD ; Samuel Borgert, RPh ; Reuben Ramphal, MD

Effect of Rapid PCR MRSA Testing on Empiric Antibiotic Prescribing for Patients Hospitalized with Skin and Soft Tissue Infections
David Talan, MD ; Anusha Krishnadasan, PhD ; Sophie Terp, MD ; William Bowen, MD ; Simon Alarcon, BS ; Daniel Furoy, MD ; Gregory Moran, MD

Effect of MALDI-TOF on the Time to Antibiotic De-escalation in Patients with Positive Blood Cultures: A Retrospective Study Using a Combined ICU Model
Jasmeet Paul, MD ; David Milia, MD ; William Peppard, PharmD, BCPS ; Nathan Ledeboer, PhD, D(ABMM) ; Blake Buchan, PhD ; Karen Brasel, MD, MPH

Decision Support Improves Antimicrobial Appropriateness
Anne-Marie Leuck, MD ; Galen M. Hamann, BSN ; Bobbie T. Masoud, PharmD ; Curtis L. Nordgaard, MS ; Meredith K. Eilertson, PharmD ; Thomas S. Rector, PhD ; Dimitri M. Drekonja, MD, MS ; James R. Johnson, MD ; Joseph R. Thurn, MD, MPH ; Gregory A. Filice, MD

Use of Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters (PICCs) in an Academic Teaching Hospital: Role of Infectious Disease Consultation
Graciela Faiad, MD ; Aarthi Narasimhan, MD ; Anna Agarkova, MD ; Simon Paul, MD ; Naiel Nassar, MD ; Paul Mills, PhD

  Preventing the Inappropriate Treatment of Asymptomatic Bacteriuria at Lutheran Medical Center: A Prospective Cohort Study
Farhana Chowdhury, MD ; Angela Branche, MD ; Aswini Mandhini, M.D. ; Angelica Nangit, BS ; Philip Dwek ; Kumkum Sarkar ; Kell Julliard, MA ; Julie Pearson, M.P.H. ; Soojin Sung, PharmD ; Juliette Kim, PharmD ; David Tompkins, MD ; Ernest Visconti, MD

Evaluation of the Effect of Automatic Stop Orders on Antibiotic Usage in a Pneumonia Protocol
Rachael Goodman, Pharm.D. ; Gloria Aggrey, MD ; Mary Lourdes Brundige, BS, Pharm.D. ; Emily Shears, MPH

Results of a Nationwide Survey on Stewardship Practices in Acute Care Hospitals
Katherine T. Lusardi, PharmD ; Kristi Kuper, PharmD ; Elizabeth A. Coyle, PharmD ; Kevin W. Garey, PharmD, M.S.

Antibiotic Overprescribing for Acute Respiratory Illness in the Portland VA Outpatient Clinics
Ken Gleitsmann, MD ; Graeme Forrest, MBBS ; Linda Humphrey, MD MPH ; Donald Austin, MD MPH ; Kennth James, PhD

Evaluation of both financial and ecological metrics associated with an antimicrobial management team (AMT) within a large community-teaching health system
Ali Hassoun, MD FACP ; Edward H. Eiland III, Pharm.D., MBA, BCPS (AQ-ID) ; Jonathan Edwards, MS ; Mickala Thompson, pharm D

Carbapenem Stewardship: Improved and Sustained Susceptibility of Pseudomonas aeruginosa to Imipenem Correlated with Eight-Years of Increasing Ertapenem Usage
Ellie Goldstein, MD, FIDSA ; Victoria Peraino, BS ; Lisa Hammer-Rieg, PharmD ; Diane Citron ; Tanya Elgort, PharmD

De-escalating Empiric Vancomycin in Patients with Health-Care Associated Pneumonia
Olivia Fabiola Pop, MD ; Odaliz Abreu-Lanfranco, MD ; Whitney Hung, Pharm D ; Afshin Karjoo, Pharm D ; Ann Fisher, MD ; John Boyce, MD

Impact of a Doripenem Formulary Restriction Protocol
Jessica E. West, MSPH ; Erica E. Reed, PharmD, BCPS ; Jeremy Taylor, PharmD, BCPS ; Kurt Stevenson, MD, MPH

Clinical Criteria to Prevent Overtreatment of Coagulase-negative Staphylococcal Positive Blood Cultures
Jihye Kim, PharmD ; Cinda Christensen, PharmD, BCPS-ID ; Archana Maniar, MD ; Stuart Cohen, MD, FIDSA ; Hien H. Nguyen, MD

A Matched-Controlled Evaluation of an Antifungal Bundle in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at a University Teaching Hospital
Anthony Guarascio, Pharm.D. ; Douglas Slain, Pharm.D., FCCP ; Arif Sarwari, MD, MSc ; Richard McKnight, Pharm.D. ; Karen Petros, Pharm.D. ; John Parker, MD, FACP, FCCP ; Alison Wilson, MD, FACS ; Maria Pompili, Pharm.D. ; Melissa Rinehart, Pharm.D. ; Carrie Defazio, Pharm.D.

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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.