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Capabilities

Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less. Marie Curie.

PARC Clinical staff are proficient in multiple disciplines and have previous experience with specialised testing. Full support and equipment is available for studies that require intensive participant monitoring.

In addition to executing clinical trials ourselves, the PARC Unit can also be made available to other investigators planning to undertake specialised studies.

An abbreviated list is provided below. Please contact us for more detailed information on the tests provided;

  • Physical examinations
  • Endurance testing
    • 6 minute walk test
    • 3 minute stair climb
    • Timed 8 minute walk
  • Punch biopsies
  • Pain models
    • Cold pain model
    • Quantitative Sensory Testing (QST)
    • Electrical pain
    • Pressure thresholds
    • Ischaemic pain
    • Intradermal capsaicin pain model
    • Specialised temperature bars
    • bond and lader VAS pain scoring questionnaire
    • NRS pain scoring
  • Computerised testing
    • Computerised pupillometry
    • Saccadic eye movements
  • MBG scales of ARCI scores
  • Anthropometric measurements
  • Multiple sclerosis functional composite testing

 

PARC Clinical Research
Address

Level 4G
Royal Adelaide Hospital
Port Road, Adelaide
South Australia, Australia 5000

Contact

T: +61 8 7074 1544 
F: +61 8 8222 2713
E: researchclinic@adelaide.edu.au