Oral Abstract Session:
171. Device and Procedure Related HAIs
Friday, October 9, 2015: 2:00 PM-3:30 PM
Room: 32--ABC

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Tracks: Pediatric ID, Epidemiology and Infection Control, Adult ID

Moderators:  Deborah S. Yokoe, MD, MPH, FIDSA, FSHEA, Brigham and Women's Hospital and David K. Warren, MD, MPH, FIDSA, FSHEA, Washington University School of Medicine

2:00 PM
Comparative Effectiveness of Vancomycin versus Vancomycin plus Beta-Lactams for Prevention of Surgical Site Infections
Westyn Branch-Elliman, MD, MMSc ; Judith Strymish, MD ; Marin Schweizer, PhD ; Kamal Itani, MD ; Michael Ho, MD, PhD ; Kalpana Gupta, MD, MPH
2:30 PM
State-Level Quality Improvement Campaigns Can Successfully Reduce SSI Rates Following Arthroplasty Procedures
Michael S. Calderwood, MD, MPH ; Deborah S. Yokoe, MD, MPH, FIDSA, FSHEA ; Michael V. Murphy, BA ; Gareth Parry, PhD ; Donald Goldmann, MD, FIDSA ; Richard Platt, MD, MS, FIDSA, FSHEA ; Susan S. Huang, MD, MPH, FIDSA, FSHEA
2:45 PM
The Cost of Ventilator-Associated Events at an Academic Medical Center
Bryan Harris, MD ; Charisse Dillree, BS ; John Wolfe, BS ; Gale Woodland, BS ; Thomas Talbot, MD, MPH, FIDSA, FSHEA
3:00 PM
Infection-related ventilator-associated complications (iVAC) in neonates and children: Can we identify it?
Noelle Cocoros, DSc, MPH ; Thomas J. Sandora, MD, MPH ; Latania K. Logan, MD ; Susan Coffin, MD, MPH, FPIDS ; Gregory P. Priebe, MD ; Julia Shaklee Sammons, MD, MSCE ; Gitte Larsen, MD ; Philip Toltzis, MD ; Kelly Horan, MPH ; Irina Miroshnik, MS ; Michael Burton, BS ; Paul a. Checchia, MD ; Michael Klompas, MD, MPH, FRCPC, FIDSA ; Grace Lee, MD, MPH, FPIDS
3:15 PM
Development of a Catheter-associated Urinary Tract Infection Facility Assessment Tool to Target Prevention
Katelyn Coutts, MPH ; Kelly Mccormick, MSPH ; Alison S. Laufer-Halpin, Ph.D. ; Rick Welsh, RN, CPHQ ; Annese St. Louis, BSN, RN, CPUR ; Marjory Cannon, MD ; Ronda Sinkowitz-Cochran, MPH ; Carolyn Gould, MD, MSCR

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