Fluid Status in Lungs of Outpatients with Dyspnea (FLOOD)

What we are studying

Research Study to better understand the internal water content of lungs of people who come to the hospital with shortness of breath.

Who we are studying

  • Men and Women
  • Races:
    • White
    • African American
    • Asian
    • American Indian or Alaska Native
    • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
    • Other
  • All Ethnicities
  • Ages 45+

Eligibility Criteria

  • Emergency room because of shortness of breath
  • Fluid buildup in lungs

What is involved

  • Blood draw
  • EKG skin electrodes
  • Questions about demographics
  • Medical history
  • Medications
  • Photograph of device

Contact Information

Study Coordinator
Lori Triplett, RN
Principal Investigator
Brian Hiestand, MD

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