Study Title: Wearable Sensor to Monitor and Track COVID-19-like Signs and Symptoms
Principal Investigator: Arun Jayaraman, PT, PhD
Develop a wearable sensor package to gather data on COVID-19-like signs and symptoms such as elevated body temperature, respiratory parameters, heart rate, cough, and gait.
Create algorithms to monitor and track changes to COVID-19-like signs and symptoms for developing better care and isolation strategies for COVID-19 pandemic.
Persons ages 18-95 years old
Currently experiencing any COVID-19-like signs and symptoms, such as fever, cough, shortness of breath, trouble breathing, persistent pain or pressure in the chest, confusion or inability to arouse, bluish lips or face
Individuals who are not experiencing any COVID-19-like signs and symptoms to act as a healthy control
Able and willing to give written consent and comply with study procedures
Contact Information Regarding Participation: CK Mummidisetty at 312-238-1621 or Arun Jayaraman at 312.238.6875
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