Current and New Studies

These studies are proposed to begin or are already enrolling subjects in the Western Pennsylvania area.  Follow the links to find out more.

Inhaled Nitric Oxide after Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest

Cardiac arrest is a condition where the heart stops beating, and which leads to death unless treated immediately. Up to 90% of the people with cardiac arrest die. We are studying the best way to treat patients with cardiac arrest.   ...


Pragmatic Airway Resuscitation Trial (PART)

This research trial studies patients in cardiac arrest.  Cardiac arrest is a medical emergency where the heart stops beating, the patient collapses suddenly, and the patient stops breathing normally. Typically, paramedics are called to the...


Established Status Epilepticus Treatment Trial (ESETT)

Status  Epilepticus  (SE)  is  a  life-­ÔÇÉthreatening  condition  in  which  the  brain  is  in  a  state  of  persistent  seizure.  SE  is  ...


Study of Tranexamic Acid during Air Medical Prehospital transport (STAAMP) trial

Although advances in the care of the severely injured patient have occurred over the last decade, the most acute threat to severely injured patients is uncontrolled hemorrhage (bleeding). This bleeding results in significant early death and the...


Prehospital Air Medical Plasma (PAMPer) trial

Although advances in the care of the severely injured patient have occurred over the last decade, the most acute threat to severely injured patients is uncontrolled hemorrhage (bleeding).  This bleeding results in significant early death and...