High Point Clinical Trials Center offers the largest isolated smoking area in the clinical research industry. The smoking chamber can accommodate up to 30 smokers at a time. Air exchange takes place at a rate of 2000 ft3/minute or 120,000 ft3/hour.
“Visual analog scale (VAS) assessments are often used to evaluate Participants’ subjective responses to Potential Reduced Exposure Products (PREPs) developed by the Tobacco industry. Advances in technology are enabling researchers to move from traditional, paper-based data collection, to an e-tablet based methodology resulting in time and cost efficiencies.”