Our research team is interested in understanding user compliance to using wearable devices with regards to perceived risk of experiencing a cardiac arrest, and user design preferences in terms of the dimensions and location of a potential wearable device. Cardiac arrest is a condition where the heart stops beating. The immediate detection of cardiac arrest and activation of emergency services is extremely important for the individual’s survival. The information gathered from this survey will inform our research group on how best to design a wearable device for cardiac arrest detection that reflects the needs and preferences of the general population.
Participants will be asked to participate in a 10-minute anonymous online survey regarding their experience with and preference for wearable devices. They will be presented with information and scenarios related to cardiac arrest and wearable medical devices, after which they will be asked to answer some related questions. Responses will be kept completely confidential and unidentifiable.
Why should you participate in this study?
There are no direct benefits to participating in this survey. However, results from this survey will inform our research team on how to design a wearable device for cardiac arrest detection with optimized user compliance, which may increase the detection and survival rates of cardiac arrest.
You may be eligible to participate in this study if you are:
- 18 years of age or older
- capable of reading and responding in English
You may be ineligible to participate in this study if you are:
- under the age of 18
- unable to read and respond in English
This study will take place:
Remotely (online survey / phone / video call)