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Sr.No. Contributions Year
1 The intensive care Outcome Network (ICON) Study 2012
2 Limitations and Problems in thrombolysis of acute stroke patient tertiary care experience, IJCCM 2015
3 Dengue infection with multi organ dysfunction: SOFA score, arterial lactate and albumin levels predictors of outcome. 2015
4 Intensive Care in INDIA: The Indian intensive care case mix and practice pattern study. IJCCM 2016
5 Survival or safety: Balancing act with colistin, Expert Commentary, Journal of Global infectious diseases 2016
6 Management of Potential Organ Donor: Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine (ISCCM) - Position Statement IJCCM 2017
7 Multi-center Observational Study to evaluate epidemiology and Resistance Patterns of Common ICU-infections. IJCCM 2017
8 "The impact of early tracheostomy in neurotrauma patients: A retrospective study" IJCCM 2017
9 Impact of stroke code: Rapid response team; An attempt to improve intravenous thrombolysis rate & to shorten door to needle time in Acute ischemic stroke. IJCCM 2018
10 Critical care Quality Up gradation Enabled by Space Technology (QUEST) IJCCM 2018
11 Practice Guidelines on Nutrition in critically ill: A Relook for Indian scenario- IJCCM 2018
12 Brain Death And Management Of Potential Organ Donor 2019
13 Practice Guidelines For Enteral Nutrition Management In Dysglycemic Critically Ill Patients: A Relook For Indian Scenario. 2019
14 ISCCM Guidelines for the Use of Non-invasive Ventilation in Acute Respiratory Failure in Adult ICUs. 2020
15 Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine Position Statement for Central Venous Catheterization and Management 2020. 2020
16 Tracheostomy in Adult Intensive Care Unit: An ISCCM Expert Panel Practice Recommendations. 2020
17 Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Intensive Care Unit Setting of India: A Review of Clinical Burden, Patterns of Prevalence, Preventive Measures, and Future Strategies. 2020
18 Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine Experts Committee Consensus Statement on ICU Planning and Designing, 2020. 2020
19 Opiate and Cerebral Atrophy. 2020
20 Cytokine storm in Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID 19) : Expert Management Considerations 2020
21 Dilatational Percutaneous vs Surgical Tracheostomy in Intensive Care Unit: A practice pattern Observational Multicenter study (DISSECT) 2020
22 Current Approaches to COVID 19: Therapy and Prevention 2020
23 Airway Management and related procedures in Critically Ill COVID 19 patients: Position Statement of Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine 2020
24 Development of critical care medicine in India. 2020
25 Procalcitonin (PCT)-guided antibiotic stewardship in Asia-Pacific countries: adaptation based on an expert consensus meeting. 2020
26 Antimicrobial de-escalation in the critically ill patient and assessment of clinical cure: the DIANA study. 2020
27 Determination of Brain Death/Death by Neurologic CriteriaThe World Brain Death Project 2020
28 Increase in Cadaver Organ Donation Rate at a Tertiary Care Hospital: 23 Years of Experience 2020
29 Current approaches to COVID 19: Therapy and Prevention 2020
30 Airway Management and Related Procedures in Critically Ill COVID-19 Patients: Position Statement of the Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine 2020
31 Incidence of Medication Error in Critical Care Unit of a Tertiary Care Hospital: Where Do We Stand? 2020
32 Practice Implications for Acute Ischemic Stroke during the COVID-19 Pandemic for the Indian Scenario: Realistic and Achievable Recommendations by the Society of Neurocritical Care (SNCC), India 2020
33 Pathophysiological Mechanisms and Neurological Manifestations in COVID-19 2020
34 Consensus statmement of cological managemnt of coronavirs deseas 2019 (covid 19) A Pragmatic Approach /Abscract 2020
35 Timing of Invasive Mechanical Ventilation and Mortality among Patients with Severe COVID-19-associated Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome 2021
36 Age as Maestro or Solo Instrument in Opera of Death 2021
37 Cureus 2021


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What is a stroke?

The two forms of stroke are ischemic – blockage of a blood vessel supplying the brain, and hemorrhagic – bleeding into or around the brain. In an ischemic stroke, a blood clot blocks or plugs a blood vessel or artery in the brain. About 80 percent of all strokes are ischemic. In a hemorrhagic stroke, a blood vessel in the brain breaks and bleeds into the brain. About 20 percent of strokes are hemorrhagic.

What happens when you have a stroke?

When a stroke occurs, the blood supply to part of the brain is suddenly interrupted. Brain cells die when they no longer receive oxygen and nutrients from the blood or there is sudden bleeding into or around the brain.

What are the symptoms of a stroke?

Symptoms include sudden numbness or weakness, especially on one side of the body; sudden confusion or trouble speaking or understanding speech; sudden trouble seeing in one or both eyes; sudden trouble with walking, dizziness, or loss of balance or coordination; or sudden severe headache with no known cause. An easy way to remember the symptoms is F.A.S.T i.e. Facial Droop, Arm Weakness, Speech, Time

What should I do if I think someone is having a stroke?

During a stroke, bystanders should know the signs and act in time. If you believe someone is having a stroke — if the person loses the ability to speak, to move an arm or leg on one side, or experiences facial paralysis on one side — call 108 immediately. Stroke is a medical emergency. Immediate stroke treatment may save someone’s life and enhance his or her chances for successful rehabilitation and recovery.

Why is it important to get to the hospital as quickly as possible?

Ischemic strokes, the most common strokes, can be treated with a drug called tPA, which dissolves artery-obstructing clots. The window of opportunity to use TPA to treat stroke patients is 4.5 hrs, so the sooner stroke patients can get to the hospital to be evaluated and receive treatment, the better their outcome. Stroke patients who receive tPA for their stroke symptoms are at least 30 percent more likely to recover from their stroke with less disability after three months than those who present to the hospital after three hours and are thus unable to receive TPA

What are the risk factors for stroke?

There are things you can do to lower your risk of stroke.

  • High blood pressure
  • Heart disease with atrial fibrillation
  • Smoking -Diabetes
  • High cholesterol
  • The family history of stroke

What is the treatment for stroke?

Generally, there are three treatment stages for stroke: Prevention Therapy immediately after the stroke, Post-stroke rehabilitation.

What is the prognosis for stroke?

A common disability that results from stroke is complete paralysis on one side of the body, called hemiplegia one-sided weakness or hemiparesis. Problems with thinking, awareness, attention, learning, judgment, and memory. Understanding or forming speech. Emotional problems; controlling their emotions or may express inappropriate emotions, Depression.

What can be done to reduce the risk of stroke?

To reduce your risk of stroke:

  • Monitor your blood pressure,
  • Track your cholesterol level & BSL, Stop smoking, Exercise regularly,