RecruitMe Clinical Trial

Stress and Blood Pressure Monitoring
Stress and Blood Pressure Monitoring
Sponsor:National Science Foundation
Enrolling:Male and Female Patients
Study Length:1 Days
Clinic Visits:1
Age Range:Between 18 and 70 years old
IRB Number:7917
Contact: Marissa Hansen: 646-774-8932 / mmh2250@cumc.columbia.edu
Additional Study Information:

The purpose of this research study is to determine whether ambulatory monitoring of blood pressure measured by a finger touch blood pressure monitor is a viable approach to measuring blood pressure in the field. A secondary aim is to determine whether the finger touch blood pressure monitor is influenced by individual differences in current stress levels reported by participants. The study visit will include two brief surveys about blood pressure monitoring and hypertension, a questionnaire for assessment of subjective global stress (PSS), measurements of BP through the finger touch blood pressure monitor and conventional blood pressure cuff and, a survey about the measurement experience. The entire procedure will take approximately 1 hour. Participants will receive $10 for completing the first part of the study (PSS and surveys) and $40 for completing the second part of the study (blood pressure measurements). The maximal compensation for each participant is $50

Do You Qualify?
Are you between 18 and 70 years old?YesNo
Are you currently pre-hypertensive or hypertensive, whether or not you are taking medication to lower your blood pressureYesNo
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Investigator
Richard Sloan, PhD
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Who Can I Contact?
For more information, please contact:
Marissa Hansen
Email: mmh2250@cumc.columbia.edu
Phone: 646-774-8932