Daily Wireless Interface Pressure Mapping to Increase Pressure Ulcer Prevention Behaviors
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- Observational study — observes people and measures outcomes without affecting results.
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- Rochester, Minnesota: 13-004982
Sponsor Protocol Number: 13-004982
About this study
The purpose of this study is to determine if use of a pressure mapping device used in daily life results in behaviors that reduce the risk for developing a pressure ulcer.
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.
- Subjects will have cervical, thoracic or lumbar spinal cord injuries and are wheelchair users.
- Subjects can be male or female.
- Participants will be provided with an iPhone and data plan for the duration of the study. They have the option to use their own iPhone if they prefer
- Aged 18-80.
- Subjects will be excluded from this study if there are cognitive limitations that prevent subject’s ability to follow detailed instructions, criteria will be identified in medical history.
- Presence of a pressure ulcer at stage II, III, IV, or NOS at start of study period.
- Subjects will also be excluded if they do not have a phone with a data plan that will allow “hotspot” tethering to the pressure mapping device.
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
Mayo Clinic principal investigator
Tamara Vos-Draper, O.T.
Closed for enrollment
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