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A Feasibility Study to Assess Drone Delivery of Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs)

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Description

The purpose of this study is to assess the feasibility of drone delivery of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) for a simulated cardiac arrest.


Keywords:

Heart/Vascular


Category:

Behavioral

Qualifications

 


Age
18 - 65 years


Gender
Any


Study Population

This study is seeking participation by UNC students, staff, and faculty that are: • Fluent in English, • Between the ages of 18 and 65 years, and • Able to jog continuously for 2 minutes, and have no history of any of the following: o Cardiovascular disease o A medical condition that would exclude moderate physical activity for 2-3 minutes o Chest, arm, shoulder, or jaw pain o Shortness of breath o Fainting or dizziness


Investigator

Wayne Rosamond
Professor
Epidemiology Operations

For questions, contact:

Anna Johnson, PhD
anna_johnson@unc.edu
(704) 929-0314


Recruitment Period End

March 1, 2019

Location

Primary Location
UNC Chapel Hill campus (various approved locations)

Study Qualifications

Gender Any

Age Range 18 - 65 years

Participant qualification(s) This study is seeking participation by UNC students, staff, and faculty that are: • Fluent in English, • Between the ages of 18 and 65 years, and • Able to jog continuously for 2 minutes

Not eligible if: Participants must have no history of any of the following: o Cardiovascular disease o A medical condition that would exclude moderate physical activity for 2-3 minutes o Chest, arm, shoulder, or jaw pain o Shortness of breath o Fainting or dizziness

Number of Visits

    » 1 In person visit(s)

    1 pre-screening call, 1 in-person visit

    » 0 Remote visit(s)

Participation Period

1-2 hours in a single visit

Compensation

$25 Visa gift card

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