UMEM Research Studies

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Sponsor: N/A | Status: Completed

Start Date: 01/01/2021 | End Date: 02/01/2021

Principal Investigator(s)
Gentry Wilkerson

Secondary Investigator(s)

Description:

Title:  AN ED BASED SURVEY TO ASSESS PATIENTS’ ACCESS TO MASKS AND THE ACCEPTABILITY OF COVID-19 VACCINES IN THE ED: INFORMING A PROGRAM TO PROTECT VULNERABLE POPULATIONS FROM COVID-19 IN THE ED 

 

Primary investigator: Robert M. Rodriguez, MD (UCSF Emergency Medicine)

 

Site Primary Investigator: R. Gentry Wilkerson, MD, FACEP, FAAEM

 

Research Team: 

Dana Beach (dbeach3@som.umaryland.edu)

Kyra Lasko (kyra.lasko@som.umaryland.edu)

 

Objectives:

The overall goal of this study is to inform and prepare for a national, ED-based program that would provide vulnerable groups the other two COVID-19 prevention measures – masks and future COVID-19 immunization. 

 

Methods:

Using time-block sampling techniques (4 hour blocks), we will survey all adult patients to presenting to the ED and other sites with the following exclusions: 1) major trauma; 2) inability to participate in an interview because of intoxication, altered mental status, or critical illness; 3) incration;arce and 4) psychiatric hold.

Keywords: SARS-CoV-2, COVID-19