Public Access Defibrillation (PAD) Community Trial

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00004560
First received: February 9, 2000
Last updated: December 1, 2005
Last verified: November 2005
  Purpose

To measure survival to hospital discharge of patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in community units (e.g., apartment or office buildings, gated communities, sports venues, senior centers, shopping malls) served by trained non-medical responders using automated external defibrillators (AEDs), an approach called Public Access Defibrillation, compared to units receiving the traditional optimum community standard of care (i.e., rescuers trained to recognize a cardiac emergency, call 911, and initiate CPR).


Condition Intervention Phase
Arrhythmia
Heart Arrest
Heart Diseases
Myocardial Infarction
Ventricular Fibrillation
Death, Sudden, Cardiac
Device: defibrillator
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Primary Purpose: Treatment

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Further study details as provided by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI):

Study Start Date: September 1999
Estimated Study Completion Date: February 2004
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  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 75 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

No eligibility criteria

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Publications:

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00004560     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 128
Study First Received: February 9, 2000
Last Updated: December 1, 2005
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Infarction
Heart Diseases
Myocardial Infarction
Ventricular Fibrillation
Death, Sudden
Death, Sudden, Cardiac
Heart Arrest
Ischemia
Pathologic Processes
Necrosis
Cardiovascular Diseases
Myocardial Ischemia
Vascular Diseases
Arrhythmias, Cardiac
Death

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