Antibiotic stewardship is of paramount concern to clinicians in the United States and abroad. This study looks at factors associated with non-compliance with antibiotic regimens. Improved knowledge can be utilized by clinicians to improve compliance with the completion of antibiotic regimens.
ePoster 212 Velopharyngeal Insufficiency following Furlow versus Straight Line Repair with Intravelar Veloplasty: A Single Institution Experience
Individuals with cleft palate undergo repair of the palate via primary palatoplasty early in childhood. This study compares speech outcomes in post-palatoplasty patients who underwent two different surgical techniques: Furlow repair versus straight line repair with intravelar veloplasty (IVVP).
Initially designed to improve patient care, the electronic medical record (EMR) system has also led to usability issues. We show that surgeons and advanced practice providers spend excessive time after working hours navigating EMRs. EMR systems should be better optimized for enhanced efficiency.
This study investigates risky sexual behaviors among PrEP users 18+ years in the NYC LGBTQ community. Our data can help clinicians better understand factors influencing high risk sexual behaviors among PrEP users which will aid clinicians to better educate their patients.
This study was aimed at identifying prescribing and counseling biases patients may experience due to their gender. Providers were asked to answer a series of anonymous questions which were then statistically analyzed. Significant results were identified in what counseling female patients received.
ePoster 152 Mother-Child Interactions and Associations with Infant BMI and Relative Food Reinforcement
Given the negative health consequences of obesity, it is imperative to identify risk factors associated with developing obesity in infancy. The goal of this study was to examine the mother-child relationship and associations with an infant’s FRR and BMI, two variables associated with obesity.
ePoster 182 Is ultrasound accurate in predicting the severity of acute gallbladder disease in patients with obesity
Ultrasonography is the gold standard in diagnosing acute cholecystitis, however, findings do not always correlate with pathology or operative report findings. The effect of increased BMI on the diagnostic accuracy of ultrasound for acute cholecystitis is examined in this study.
A retrospective study comparing cleft surgical care in 2019 and 2020 was designed in order to assess the impact of COVID-19 on cleft lip & palate surgeries. Cleft surgical care was largely unaffected by COVID-19.