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Public Access Defibrillation (PAD) Community Trial

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00004560
First Posted: February 10, 2000
Last Update Posted: April 14, 2016
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Information provided by:
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
  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

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria
No eligibility criteria
  Contacts and Locations
No Contacts or Locations Provided
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Publications:

Study Data/Documents: Individual Participant Data Set  This link exits the ClinicalTrials.gov site
Identifier: PAD
NHLBI provides controlled access to IPD through BioLINCC. Access requires registration, evidence of local IRB approval or certification of exemption from IRB review, and completion of a data use agreement.

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00004560     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 128
First Submitted: February 9, 2000
First Posted: February 10, 2000
Last Update Posted: April 14, 2016
Last Verified: November 2005

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