Rachul Kashyap

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BACKGROUND To improve the safety of ventilator care and decrease the risk of ventilator-induced lung injury, we designed and tested an electronic algorithm that incorporates patient characteristics and ventilator settings, allowing near-real-time notification of bedside providers about potentially injurious ventilator settings. METHODS Electronic medical(More)
Chemotherapeutic agents are known to cause multiple toxicities such as myelotoxicity, nephrotoxicity and ototoxicity. A prospective study was carried out on 60 patients receiving Cisplatin based chemotherapy in a tertiary care centre. The effects of Cisplatin on auditory function were studied using metabolic, biochemical and audiological parameters. The(More)
Of all the cranial nerves, the facial nerve is the one which is most commonly involved in disease. Facial paralysis leaves the patient severely disfigured. Timely diagnosis and treatment can lead to considerable recovery. 16 consecutive patients of facial paralysis of all age groups and due to different causes diagnosed and treated in a tertiary referral(More)
BACKGROUND Noise exposure is an inherent part of duty of the aircrew and maintenance staff in the Indian Air Force (IAF). An audiometric survey of IAF personnel was carried out to analyze the prevalence and severity of noise induced hearing loss (NIHL). METHODS An audiometric study of 1000 IAF personnel of various trades, age and exposure groups were(More)