Suman Shekar

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The Functional Independence Measure (FIM), a single-score instrument used to measure independent functioning in six areas of basic self-care skills, was used to evaluate 68 patients following lower-limb amputation. Patients in a rehabilitation hospital were assessed with the FIM upon admission and discharge. Admission scores averaged 52.7, ranging from 25.2(More)
Status asthmaticus unresponsive to pharmacotherapy is conventionally managed with mechanical ventilation, which has its inherent challenges due to barotrauma, dynamic hyperinflation and autopositive end-expiratory pressure (auto-PEEP). Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation has been used as a last resort in respiratory failure due to refractory asthma;(More)
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