Poster Abstract Session:
63. Infection Control and Skin Hygiene
Friday, October 21, 2011: 12:15 PM-2:15 PM
Room: Poster Hall B1

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Target Audience: Academicians

Topical Category: N. Hospital-acquired and surgical infections, infection control, and health outcomes including general public health and health services research

Tracks: Adult ID


Importance of Incorporating an Ongoing Program of Periodic Validation in Hand Hygiene Adherence Program
Kimberlee Fong, DO ; Eric Hixson, PhD, MBA ; Cynthia Fatica, RN, BSN, CIC ; Steven Gordon, MD, FIDSA ; Thomas G. Fraser, MD

Validation of an Automated System for Monitoring Hand Hygiene Compliance
Emily Landon Mawdsley, MD ; Heather Limper, MPH ; Lisa Pineles, MS ; Stephen Weber, MD, MS ; Daniel Morgan, MD

A Randomized Trial of a Reminder Feature to Increase Hand Hygiene Compliance as Measured by a Wireless, Automated, Monitoring System
Kalpana Gupta, MD, MPH ; Norman Novack ; Matthiew Goulet ; MaryAnn Miller ; Judith Strymish, MD ; VA Boston Infection Prevention Program

Introduction of an electronic monitoring system for monitoring hand hygiene compliance
Vincent CC Cheng, MBBS (HK), FRCPath ; Josepha WM Tai, MHSc(N) ; Kelvin K. W. To, MBBS FRCPath ; Kwok-Yung Yuen, MD

Patient Demographic Characteristics and Health Care Worker Hand Hygiene Compliance
Aaron Wendelboe, Ph.D. ; Khaldoon Al-Moosawi, MBBA, MPH

A randomized, controlled trial (RCT) of chlorhexidine (CHG)-soaked cloths to reduce MRSA and MSSA carriage prevalence in an urban jail
Michael Z David, MD PhD ; Jane D. Siegel, MD ; Janet Henderson, MHA ; Kaming Lo, MPH ; Gregory Leos, MPH ; L. Phillip Schumm ; Esmaeil Porsa, MD, MPH ; Diana Zychowski, BS ; Alexis Taylor, BA ; Susan Boyle-Vavra, PhD ; Robert S Daum, 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.