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EDGAR (Stroke) - Clinical Trial

What is the Purpose of this Study?

We are doing this study to test a new device that can tell if someone is having a stroke. The device is portable so it may be used on an ambulance to let caregivers at the hospital know if the patient is having a stroke or not.
What is the Condition Being Studied?

Who Can Participate in the Study?

- Adults with acute neurological deficit (problem with the nerve, spinal cord, or brain function)

Age Group

What is Involved?

If you choose to join this study you will:
- Allow us to collect your health information
- Wear the study device (AlphaStroke) to look for signs of stroke
- The device will have:
-12 electrodes attached to your scalp
-2 electrodes attached to your wrist
-Deliver a small shock to the wrist

Study Details

Full Title
Emergency Data Gathering and AlphaStroke Refinement (EDGAR)
Principal Investigator
Emergency Medicine Specialist
Protocol Number
IRB: PRO00101617
Phase N/A
Contact the Duke Recruitment Innovation Center