Poster Abstract Session:
125. Hand Hygiene 2012
Friday, October 19, 2012: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM
Room: SDCC Poster Hall F-H

Topical Category: N. Infection Epidemiology and Prevention

Tracks: Epidemiology and Infection Control


What do they think about us? Patient perception of physician hand hygiene
Jason Sanders, PhD ; Kaarin Michaelson, PhD ; Shanta Zimmer, MD ; Gregory Bump, MD

Cost Benefit Analysis of Hand Hygiene Program
Moi Lin Ling, MBBS, FRCPA, CPHQ, MBA ; Jamie Tan, MBBS ; Kue Bien How, RN, BSc, CIC
  • LML Poster ID Week.pdf (1.5 MB)

  • 988
    Infection Control Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices among Healthcare Workers in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Admasu T Mamuye, MD ; Edward Stenehjem, MD ; Lindsay Margoles, MD ; Ermias Kacha, MD ; Henry M Blumberg, MD ; Russell R Kempker, MD
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  • 990
    Comprehensive Survey of Hand Hygiene Practices in the Veterans Health Administration
    Heather Reisinger, PhD ; Jun Yin, MS ; Lewis Radonovich, MD ; Michael Hodgson, MD ; Eli Perencevich, MD, MS, FIDSA, FSHEA

    A Multidisciplinary Approach to Improving Hand Hygiene Monitoring
    Judith Strymish, MD ; Stephanie Triplett, MHA ; Kalpana Gupta, MD, MPH ; Dennis Drapiza, RN

    Awareness and Practice of Infection control and Hand Hygiene  among Healthcare workers in Nigeria: Report from the International Ambassadorship Programme
    Michael Oji, MBBS, FMCS ; Wene Ochonogor ; Nathaniel Ajileye ; Ifeanyi Onah, MBBS, FWACS ; Nwekpe Chineye, MLS

    Compliance among Health Care Workers
    Jenna Los, BA ; Connie Price, MD ; Michael Simberkoff, MD ; Lewis Radonovich, MD ; Nicholas G. Reich, PhD ; Trish M. Perl, MD, MSc, FIDSA, FSHEA

    Hand Hygiene and Facial Protective Equipment Compliance in Dental, Dialysis, and Other Outpatient Clinics During Influenza Season:  A Model for Expansion
    Benedict J Frederick IV, BA ; Nicholas G Reich, PhD ; Connie Price, MD ; Lewis Radonovich, MD ; Trish M. Perl, MD, MSc, FIDSA, FSHEA ; Michael Simberkoff, MD
  • poster v6.pdf (438.0 kB)

  • 997
    Interpretive and Adaptive Dynamics associated with implementing a Hand Hygiene Improvement Initiative
    Julia Szymczak, MA ; Sarah Smathers, MPH, CIC ; Eileen Sherman, MS, CIC ; Kelly Fischbein, MS ; Susan Coffin, MD, MPH

    Improving hand hygiene adherence in an endoscopy unit
    Luciene X Santos ; Maria Beatriz GS Dias ; Larissa TG Cavassin ; Renata Lobo ; Rubia Cristina Schwenck ; Tatiana Puschiavo ; Cristiana Toscano ; Kiyoshi Hashiba ; Ana Luiza Bierrenbach

    The Epidemiology of Hand Hygiene Compliance in the Era of Point of Care Hand Sanitizer
    Gerald Lebovic, PhD ; Naureen Siddiqui, MSc ; Matthew Muller, MD, PhD, FRCPC

    Hand Hygiene External Observation Program Raises Compliance at a Pediatric Hospital
    Sarah Smathers, MPH, CIC ; Eileen Sherman, MS, CIC ; Catherine Ntabadde, BS ; Julia Szymczak, MA ; Kelly Fischbein, MS ; Susan Coffin, MD, MPH

    Knowledge, Attitudes, and Beliefs: Looking at Hand Hygiene Through The Theory of Planned Behavior
    Heather Limper, MPH ; Grant Barton, MD ; Michael McGinty ; Emily Landon, MD ; Shalini Reddy, MD ; Stephen G. Weber, MD, MS
  • HH Survey Poster IDWeek.pdf (665.4 kB)

  • Self-Assessments of US Healthcare Facilities Participating in the World Health Organization’s “SAVE LIVES:  Clean Your Hands” Campaign – 2011
    Laurie Conway, RN, MS, CIC ; Benedetta Allegranzi, MD ; Katherine Ellingson, PhD ; Elaine Larson, PhD, RN, FIDSA, FSHEA ; Didier Pittet, MD, MS

    Hand hygiene surveillance in OR in Turku University Hospital in Finland
    Tiina Kurvinen, masterdegree ; Kirsi Terho, masterdegree
  • Terho.pdf (949.7 kB)

  • In Vivo Efficacy of an Alcohol-Based Hand Rub Against Bacteria, Fungi, and Viruses
    Sarah Edmonds, MS ; Robert McCormack, BS ; Kelly Burningham

    Physicians and Hand Hygiene Compliance:  Accountability Works
    Rekha Murthy, MD ; Rebecca Denny, RN ; Angela Jin, MPH

    Hand Hygiene Compliance in Alberta Health Services (AHS)
    Jenine Leal, MSc ; Janet Barclay, BScN ; Karen Hope, MSc ; Debra Doe, RN, BScN, MN ; Dan Woods, BSc, CIC ; Sue Lafferty, RN, BScN, CIC ; Elizabeth Henderson, PhD ; Kathryn Bush, MSc ; Kimberley Simmonds, MSc ; Karin Fluet, BScN ; Nancy Alfieri, BScN ; Leanne Dekker, RN, MN, MBA ; A. Mark Joffe, MD

    A Rapid Cycle Quality Improvement Project to Improve Compliance with Infection Control Precautions on a Pediatric Ward
    Pui-Ying Iroh Tam, MD ; Amy Bettano, MPH ; Zoon Wangu, MD ; Dale Ford, RN, MPH ; Carol Sulis, MD

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    Findings in the abstracts are embargoed until 12:01 a.m. PST, Oct. 17th with the exception of research findings presented at the IDWeek press conferences.