Oral Abstract Session:
166. Changing Clinical Practice for Changing Times
Friday, October 5, 2018: 2:00 PM-3:15 PM
Room: S 157

Tracks: Adult ID, Pediatric ID

Moderators:  Archana Chatterjee, MD, PhD, FIDSA, FPIDS, University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine/Sanford Children's Specialty Clinic and Gail Shust, M.D., Albert Einstein College of Medicine

2:00 PM
A 9-Point Risk Assessment for Patients Who Inject Drugs Requiring Intravenous Antibiotics May Allow Health Systems to Focus Inpatient Resources on Those at Greatest Risk of Ongoing Drug Use
Ellen Eaton, MD; Ronald Mathews, Assistant Professor; Peter S. Lane, DO; Cayce S. Paddock, MD; J. Martin Rodriguez, MD; Benjamin B. Taylor, MD; Michael Saag, MD, FIDSA; Meredith Kilgore, PhD; Rachael Lee, MD
2:15 PM
Do persons with opioid use disorder and injection-related infections really need prolonged hospitalizations to complete intravenous antibiotic therapy?
Laura Fanucchi, MD, MPH; Sharon Walsh, PhD; Alice Thornton, MD, FIDSA; Paul Nuzzo, MS; Michelle Lofwall, MD
2:45 PM
Improving Transitions of Care in the Division of Infectious Diseases
Ana Paim, MD; Prakhar Vijayvargiya, MD; Zerelda Esquer Garrigos, MD; Eugene Tan, MD; John O'Horo, MD
3:00 PM
Tele-Infectious Disease Consultation Produces Equivalent Outcomes as In-Person Consultation
Faheem Younus, MD; Leonardo Girio-Herrera, DO; Fermin Barrueto Jr., MD; Zaka Ahmed, MD; Paul Zimand, M.S.c.

CME Credits: Maximum of 0.00 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

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