Virginia S Kharasch
Affiliation: Harvard University
- Head circumference and chronic positive pressure ventilation in children: a pilot studyVirginia S Kharasch
Pediatric Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Franciscan Hospital for Children, Boston, MA 02135, USA
Childs Nerv Syst 21:986-90. 2005..We examined the relationship between HC, peak levels of positive inspiratory pressure (PIP), and length of time on CPPV...
- Outcomes of post-acute hospital episodes for young children requiring airway supportStephen M Haley
Research Centre, Franciscan Hospital for Children, Boston, MA 02135, USA
Dev Neurorehabil 10:241-7. 2007..These outcomes data provide a multi-site baseline for understanding expected changes in airway support and home discharge rates of young children who are admitted to a post-acute inpatient program...
- Ventilator weaning outcomes in chronic respiratory failure in childrenHelene M Dumas
Franciscan Hospital for Children, Boston, MA 02135, USA
Int J Rehabil Res 30:171-4. 2007....
- Oxygen and ventilator weaning during inpatient pediatric pulmonary rehabilitationVirginia S Kharasch
Pediatric Pulmonology Department, Franciscan Children s Hospital and Rehabilitation Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02135, USA
Pediatr Pulmonol 35:280-7. 2003..3%). Although the program achieved a relatively low rate of successful ventilator weaning, children with a diagnostic condition of prematurity were more likely to be successfully weaned during inpatient pulmonary rehabilitation...
- Weaning children from mechanical ventilation in a post-acute care settingJane E O'Brien
Franciscan Hospital for Children, Boston, MA, USA
Pediatr Rehabil 9:365-72. 2006..Future clinical studies are needed to validate the suggested approach to ventilator weaning and to determine whether or not the weaning algorithm results in beneficial patient outcomes...
- Bronchoscopy findings in children and young adults with tracheostomy due to congenital anomalies and neurological impairmentVirginia S Kharasch
Department of Pulmonology, Franciscan Hospital for Children, Boston, MA, USA Division of Respiratory Diseases, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
J Pediatr Rehabil Med 1:137-43. 2008..These findings may be useful for rehabilitation clinicians in determining care needs for children with long-term tracheostomy...
- Tracheostomy speaking valves for children: tolerance and clinical benefitsEllen M Hull
Speech Language Hearing Department, Franciscan Hospital for Children, Boston, MA EMH, RAC, USA
Pediatr Rehabil 8:214-9. 2005....
- A fitness program for children with disabilitiesMaria A Fragala-Pinkham
Research Center for Children with Special Health Care Needs, Franciscan Hospital for Children, 30 Warren St, Boston, MA 02135, USA
Phys Ther 85:1182-200. 2005..This case report describes a fitness program for children with disabilities and provides preliminary information about the safety and feasibility of the program...
- Re-admissions to inpatient paediatric pulmonary rehabilitationDouglas G Cushman
Kindred Hospital Boston, 1515 Commonwealth Avenue, Brighton, MA 02135, USA
Pediatr Rehabil 5:133-9. 2002..To describe re-admission rates, identify reasons for re-admission and examine characteristics of children requiring re-admission to inpatient pulmonary rehabilitation...