CLEAR trial goes mobile - New Android & iOS App

CLEAR III App home screen on Apple iPhoneAnnouncing our new CLEAR III clinical trial app for the Android and Apple iOS mobile platforms! Now, right on your cellphone or tablet, you can review protocol information, get contact numbers, and even have the exhibits to show a patient during an outcomes assessment. The information is downloaded to your phone upon your first visit so afterwards you do not have to be online; the app will work even if you are not connected to the Internet.

Some of the tools that are available include:

Randomization - a quick link to the VISION EDC database and a review of the randomization process, including a helpful list of the minimum requirements for adaptive randomization to function properly.

Emergency Contact Numbers - who to call and a link to dial the number or generate an email.

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Bedside worksheets Updated - Redoux

Perfection can be an elusive goal, but one we are always pursuing here at the coordinating center. After our recent update of the bedside worksheets, someone found another obscure error. It's minor but to eliminate any potential confusion, we've corrected it anyway. A new version of the worksheets is now available for download.

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Updated CLEAR-III Bedside Worksheets

The Bedside Worksheets for collecting data in the CLEAR-III trial were recently updated to better match the EDC screens as well as correct a few errors. Please download (see below) this new version and discard any older versions. Here's a summary of the changes.

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New CLEAR-III Surgical Matters Presentation

Dr. Issam Awad, Co-Chairman and head of the CLEAR-III Surgical Center, recently made a presentation to the neurosurgeons and neurointensivists in this trial that you do not want to miss! Dr. Awad updated us on the latest surgical findings from the trial and how they impact the management of patients.

The webinar is available from Emissary College and is also available from the CLEAR-III Podcast. If you use iTunes, you can subscribe to our Podcast and watch the video on your iPhone or iPad.


CLEAR-III Tips from a UCLA Coordinator

On the ICP Management form, there's a requirement to record the highest and lowest blood pressure within a 4-hour period. The determination of what is the highest and what is the lowest pressure in that period is based on mean arterial pressure (MAP). At UCLA, our system calculates MAP with an algorithm that doesn't completly agree with the equation MAP=((2xDBP)+SBP)/3, so I created an Excel spreadsheet to help identify the highest/lowest pressure.

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