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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
The Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine
at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas
is seeking individuals who have
SKIN GRAFTS
to participate in a research study.
PURPOSE:
To evaluate the effects of skin grafting on the ability of individuals to improve temperature regulation.
 

IN ORDER TO QUALIFY, YOU MUST:

  • have well-healed, split-thickness grafting over 20% or more of your body
  • be between the ages of 18 and 55
  • not have any chronic illness
  • not be pregnant or breast-feeding

STUDY PROCEDURES INCLUDE:

  • monitoring heart rhythm and blood pressure
  • measurement of internal and skin temperature
  • measurement of skin blood flow and sweat rate
  • ten visits, seven of which will involve exercise in a warm room

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT OUR RESEARCH NURSE AT 214.345.6502 or e-mail
IEEMThermoregulation@TexasHealth.org

Qualified participants will be paid for their time.

Study conducted at the Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine at Presbyterian Hospital
of Dallas in conjunction with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.
This Message IRB # 0798-27400 approved 4/7/2009.

 
 
 
 
 


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