A Study Testing the Philips Scanner Technology for Reliable Respiratory Assessment


About this study

The purpose of this study is to test the Philips Camera bar code scanner with actual patients, to assess its effectiveness in measuring breaths inspite of common obstructions.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion Criteria

  • Minimum age of 4 years
  • Have heart disease e.g.
    • Heart failure
    • Valve disease
  • Have chronic obstructive lung disease
  • Have a variety of conditions e.g
    • Advanced age
    • Post-surgery
    • Etc

Exclusion Criteria

  • Not able to sign consent
  • Pregnancy

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Bruce Johnson, Ph.D.

Closed for enrollment

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