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(AMA-0637) Medical Questionnaire to Assess Bleeding Risk in Healthy Volunteers


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Assessment of Bleeding Symptoms in Normal Individuals Using a Comprehensive History Phenotyping Tool

Principal Investigator:
Barry Coller M.D.

Investigators:

Contact Information:
Barry Coller, MD
The Rockefeller University
1230 York Avenue
New York, NY 10065
Telephone: 212.327.7490
Email: collerb@rockefeller.edu
Enrollment Status:
Closed to Enrollment

Brief Summary of Protocol:
A wide variety of individuals are at risk for bleeding, but even though bleeding symptoms are common it is difficult to compare different people's symptoms. Recent research has found that carefully designed surveys can be used to calculate a bleeding score that is useful for diagnosing bleeding disorders, but normal individuals have not been specifically studied in large numbers with a comprehensive survey. Whether factors like race, ethnicity, age, sex, aspirin use, and previous trauma and surgery influence bleeding scores is also unknown. The primary goal of this study is to use a comprehensive computerized questionnaire to record the bleeding symptoms of normal individuals and then assess the range and severity of bleeding symptoms in this normal population. Secondary goals include determining whether race, ethnicity, age, sex, aspirin use, and previous trauma and surgery correlate with bleeding symptoms.



Detailed Description of Protocol:
Your participation in this study requires:
- 1 outpatient visit (about 2 hours long) at which time you will answer questions about your medical history, general health and if you have certain medical problems. Profile:
Healthy Volunteers



What specifically makes a person eligible for the study?
You may be eligible to enter this study:

You must be:
- At least 18 years of age.
- Self-assessed as being generally healthy.
- Self-assessed as being able to accurately read and answer questions in English about your past medical history.

Gender:
Both

Age(s):
Must be 18 years or older

Children permitted to participate:
No

Potential Benefits.....
There will be no direct benefits to you, but the information obtained may lead to better diagnosis and treatment of bleeding disorders.



Compensation:
There is no cost to you for being in this research study.
We will give you $20 to compensate you for any costs or time spent being in this research study. You will receive this compensation when you complete the questions.