Brain Computer Interface for Communication in ICU: a Feasibility Study (RoBIK-1)
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The main objective of this study is to evaluate the usability of a system to assist verbal communication based on BCI system using the P300 wave in patients with tetraplegia who can no longer communicate because of severe engine damage (tetraplegia) and respiratory damage requiring invasive mechanical ventilation (intubation or tracheostomy) preventing verbal communication.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years to 70 Years (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Quadriplegia, also known as tetraplegia, is paralysis caused by illness or injury to a human that results in the partial or total loss of use of all of their limbs and torso; paraplegia is similar but does not affect the arms. The loss is usually sensory and motor, which means both sensation and control are lost.
Admitted in the ICU
Quadriplegic and requiring mechanical ventilation (tracheostomy) 24/24h