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Measuring Inspiratory Flow in COPD

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Description

The purpose of this study is to measure the strength of breaths in patients with COPD using a device that mimics different inhalers.


Keywords:

Lungs


Category:

Device

Qualifications

 


Age
50 - 99 years


Gender
Any


Study Population

COPD patients 50 years or older on a regular inhaler for their COPD.


Investigator

Ashley Henderson
Director, Clinical Associate Professor
Medicine-Pulmonary

For questions, contact:

Karen Hardy
hardykd@live.unc.edu
(984) 974-2971
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Recruitment Period End

September 1, 2020

Location

Primary Location
UNC Meadowmont Research Center or Sanford Clinic
300 Meadowmont Village Cir #203, Chapel Hill, NC 27517, USA
Secondary Location
UNC Sanford Clinic
1301 Central Dr, Sanford, NC 27330, USA

Study Qualifications

Gender Any

Age Range 50 - 99 years

Participant qualification(s) -Age 50+ years old -COPD on regular inhaler (list will be reviewed) -Flare of breathing requiring steroids in last two years

Not eligible if: - Chronic muscle diseases

Number of Visits

    » 3 In person visit(s)

    1 screening, 1 enrollment, 1 follow-up clinic visit

    » 3 Remote visit(s)

    3 phone calls

Participation Period

6 months

Compensation

Payment for each study procedure, totaling up to $575

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