Publications and Presentations

Peer reviewed Publications

  1. Kumar KS, Samuelkamaleshkumar S, Viswanathan A, Macaden AS. Cognitive rehabilitation for adults with traumatic brain injury to improve occupational outcomes. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2017, Issue 6. Art. No.: CD007935. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007935.pub2.
  1. Kamalakannan, Sureshkumar et al. Rehabilitation needs of Stroke Survivors after Discharge from Hospital in India. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation ; 2016. Volume 97, Issue 9, 1526 - 1532.e9.
  1. K. Chaudhari, A. Gudlavalleti S. Kamalakannan Critical Appraisal Of The National Program For Prevention And Control Of Cancer, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Diseases And Stroke (NPCDCS) For Stroke In India. International Journal of stroke. Vol – 11 Issue 3; page: 260.
  1. K Sureshkumar, P. Dineshraj. Is managerial convergence sufficient for implementing stroke services within the NPCDCS program in India? – A critical appraisal. International Journal of stroke. Vol – 11 Issue 3; Page: 262.
  1. K. Suresh Kumar, GVS Murthy, Hannah Kuper. Strategies for improving access to stroke rehabilitation services in low and middle-income countries: evidence from systematic reviews. International Journal of stroke. Vol – 11 Issue 3; Page: 262.
  1. Valentina Iemmi, Karl Blanchet, Lorna J. Gibson, K. Suresh Kumar, Santosh Rath, Sally Hartley, Gudlavalleti V. S. Murthy, Vikram Patel, Joerg Weber & Hannah Kuper (2016): Community-based rehabilitation for people with physical and mental disabilities in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis, Journal of Development Effectiveness, DOI: 10.1080/19439342.2016.1157623
  1. Sureshkumar K*, Murthy GVS, Natarajan S, C Naveen, S Goenka, H Kuper. Evaluation of the feasibility and acceptability of the ‘Care for Stroke’ intervention in India, a smartphoneenabled, carersupported, educational intervention for management of disability following stroke. BMJ Open 2016;6:e009243. doi:10.1136/bmjopen- 2015- 009243
  1. Sureshkumar K*, Murthy GVS, Munuswamy S, S Goenka, H Kuper. ‘Care for Stroke’ a web-based, Smartphone-enabled educational intervention for management of physical disabilities following stroke: Feasibility in the Indian context. BMJ Innovations 2015;1:127–136.doi:10.1136/bmjinnov-2015-000056
  1. Sureshkumar K*, Murthy GVS, Kinra S, S Goenka, H Kuper. Development and evaluation of a smartphoneenabled carer-supported educational intervention for management of disabilities following Stroke in India— Protocol for the research study. BMJ Innovations2015;1:117–26. doi:10.1136/bmjinnov-2015-000042
  1. Kamalakannan SK, Gudlavalleti ASV, Murthy Gudlavalleti VS, Goenka S, Kuper H. Challenges in understanding the epidemiology of acquired brain injury in India. Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology. 2015; 18(1):66-70.
  1. Tugnawat D, Thippaiah A*, Kumar S. Rehabilitation needs assessment among stroke patients in tertiary hospital of Andhra Pradesh. Indian J Phys Ther 2015;3:38–42.
  1. Gudlavalleti MVS, John N, Allagh K, Sagar, J. Kamalakannan, S., Ramachandra, S. S. Access to health care and employment status of people with disabilities in South India, the SIDE (South India Disability Evidence) study. BMC Public Health. 2014; 14:1125. 
  1. Sureshkumar K, Murthy GVS, Goenka S, Doyle P, Kinra S, Prost A,Natarajan S, Kuper H. Assessment of rehabilitation needs of the stroke survivors in India. PRELIMINARY Findings from the research study. International Journal of Stroke, 2014; 9(3):22.
  1. Sureshkumar, K., Murthy, G. V. S., Goenka, S., Doyle, P., Kinra, S., Prost, A. Kuper, H. Development and evaluation of a smartphone-enabled carer-supported educational intervention for management of disabilities following stroke in India – Protocol for the research study. International Journal of Stroke 2014; 9(3):227
  1. Neena John, Murthy GVS, Komal P Allagh, Jayanthi Sagar, Sureshkumar K. Sex Differences in the uptake of health care services in persons with disabilities. Identifying barriers to health care access, Report-2014 for CBM India, Published by South Asia Centre for Disability Inclusive Development and Research, (SACDIR), Indian Institute of Public Health – Hyderabad
  1. Iemmi V, Suresh Kumar K, Blanchet K, Gibson L, Hartley S, Murthy GVS, Patel V, Weber J, Kuper H. Community-based rehabilitation for people with physical and mental disabilities in low- and middle-income countries. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 7. Art. No.: CD010617. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010617.
  1. Fiona C Taylor, SureshKumar K. Stroke in India – Factsheet (Updated 2012). South-Asian Network for Chronic Diseases (SANCD).  http://www.sancd.org/Updated%20Stroke%20Fact%20sheet%202012.pdf
  1. Valentina Iemmi, K Suresh Kumar, Karl Blanchet, Sally Hartley, Gudlavalleti VS Murthy, Vikram Patel, Joerg Weber, Richard Wormald, Hannah Kuper. Community-Based Rehabilitation for People with Disabilities in Low- and Middle-Income Countries. Campbell collaboration. Systematic Reviews Protocol 2012
  1. K Suresh kumar, Kumar SK, Macaden AS. Cognitive rehabilitation for occupational outcomes after traumatic brain injury (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2009, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD007935. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007935.
  1. Manigandan C, Kumar S, Bedford E, Rachel R, Joseph C (2007) 'MYNI's traction: a reverse dynamic traction and concomitant ambulatory aid for patients with knee flexion deformities'. International Journal Of Rehabilitation Research, 30 (1):61-65
  1. Manigandan C, Sureshkumar K, Rachel R, Ninan S, Gupta AK, Padankatti SM (2005) 'Dynamic joint-aligned PIP and DIP corrective-flexion/extension orthosis for post burn finger contractures'. Burns, 31 (6):787-788.
  1. Manigandan, C., Bedford, E., Kumar, S., Nathan, V., Peter, B.K., Premkumar, J.C. (2004) 'MYNI's orthosis': a self-adjustable, dynamic knee extension orthosis for quadriceps weakness in haemophilia rehabilitation'. Haemophilia, 10 (6):738-742. 

 

Presentations

 

  1. ‘Care for Stroke’ – Protocol for the intervention – PHFI Annual Research Symposium. 2016
  2. Critical Appraisal of the National Program for Prevention and Control of Cancer, Diabetes,

Cardiovascular Diseases and Stroke (NPCDCS) For Stroke in India. Presentations at the

World Stroke Congress in Hyderabad held on October 2016.  

  1. Is managerial convergence sufficient for implementing stroke services within the NPCDCS

program in India? – A critical appraisal. Presentations at the World Stroke Congress in

Hyderabad held on October 2016.

  1. Implementation research in care & rehabilitation of Stroke patients. University of Hyderabad

2016.

  1. Protocol for the development of a Smartphone-enabled, Carer-supported Educational

intervention for management of disabilities following stroke. PHFI Research Symposium

Delhi. 2016. India

  1. Development and evaluation of a Smartphone-enabled, Carer-supported Educational

intervention for management of disabilities following stroke. Disability seminar series.

International centre for evidence in disability. London School of Hygiene and Tropical

Medicine. 2015. U.K.

  1. Assessment of rehabilitation needs of the stroke survivors in India – Preliminary findings from the research study. World Stroke Congress 2014 Turkey.
  2. Ethical Diversity and regulatory Harmonization of research Ethic Committees of India,

National Bioethics conference 2010

  1. Innovative Low cost technology for Occupational therapy, Recent Advances in Occupational Therapy conference, SRM College of occupational therapy, 2009 India.
  2. Scientific basics for research methods in rehabilitation, Short course on research Methodology, school of occupational therapy Christian Medical College, 2009, India.
  3. An Overview of Breastfeeding Practice in India & Tamilnadu, World Breast feeding week celebration – SRM medical college, hospital and Research Institute 2008.
  4. “Low cost Assistive technologies for rehabilitation – Special Seats from packs”, Recent trends in rehabilitation, SRM University, 2009.
  5. Assistive technology in occupational therapy recent trends in occupational. Christian medical college. Vellore Apr 2006.
  6. The thumb metacarpophalangeal joint stabilization splint. Hand injuries and rehabilitative

solutions. Christian medical college. Vellore Jan 2004