Emergency Medicine

Prehospital Airway Control Trial (PACT)

War on Melanoma survey

We want to hear from you! Let us know your thoughts by taking the PACT Survey.

Prehospital Airway Control in Trauma flow diagram showing the patient route through EMS, placement of the supraglottic Device vs Intubation, their route to hospital, and outcome measures which include 24-hr survival, hospital discharge survival, and adverse events
PACT Overview Patient flow diagram


OHSU is part of a national research study called PACT: Prehospital Airway Control Trial. The aim is to compare different ways to help people with traumatic injuries breathe. Between 8% and 15% of people with traumatic injuries die because they did not get adequate help breathing.

Learn about the PACT Trial


Contact our Research Team: cprem@ohsu.edu