Dr. Manjush Karthika

  • Acting Head of the Department
  • Program Lead and Assistant Professor- Respiratory Care
  • Director- CME Centre
  • Abu Dhabi Campus


  • Ph.D. in Health Sciences (Respiratory Care)
  • Master of Science in Respiratory Care
  • Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Emergency Medical Care
  • Master of Cardio Pulmonary Physiotherapy
  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy


  • More than 12 years of experience in Clinical, Academic, Administrative and Research areas of Acute Care Medicine.


  • Lung Ultrasound: The Emerging Role of Respiratory Therapists. Respiratory Care 2019; 64 (2):217-229
  • Rapid Shallow Breathing Index Rate and Extubation Outcome In Patients With Airway Diseases. Critical Care Medicine 2018;46(1):517
  • Benefits of Incremental Pace Walking in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Patients. Journal of Advances in Medicine and Medical Research 2017;23(5):1-6
  • Rapid Shallow Breathing Index. Annals of Thoracic Medicine 2016;11(3):167–176.
  • Extra Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation in Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. Middle East Journal of Anesthesiology 2015;23(3):367-370
  • Arterial and Venous Estimation of Hemoglobin: A Correlational Study. Journal of Hematology 2015;4(3):187-192
  • An Evaluation of Weaning Trials in Relation with Mean Arterial Pressure, Respiratory Rate, Arterial Blood Gases and Successful Extubation. Journal of Medical Sciences 2014;10(4):415-420

Research Interests

  • Critical care and Emergency Medicine Ultrasonography
  • Emergency and Prehospital Care
  • Extracorporeal Life Support
  • Respiratory Physiology


  • BLS, ACLS and PALS Instructor- American Heart Association
  • Advanced International Trauma Life Support Instructor- International Trauma Life Support
  • Fundamental Critical Care Support Instructor- Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • Advanced Level Lung Ultrasound Provider- WINFOCUS
  • Intensive Care Echo and Lung Ultrasound Certification- NIH
  • Certified Research Professional- CITI Program


  • manjush.karthika@khawarizmi.com