Department of Community Medicine, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore

  • India

Research Output 1985 2019

2014
2 Citations (Scopus)

In vivo morphometry of menisci of the knee in South Indians: A preliminary study

Dhananjaya, K. V. N., Murlimanju, B. V., Poornima, V., Ullal, S., Mitra, P., Dinesh, K. V. N., Saralaya, V., Prabhu, L. & Prashanth, K., 2014, In : Biomedical Journal. 37, 1, p. 14-17 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tibial Meniscus
Horns
Knee
Knee Joint
Orthopedics
8 Citations (Scopus)
Medical Students
Biomedical Research
Students
Research
Technical presentations
4 Citations (Scopus)
Macrolides
Cephalosporins
Tertiary Care Centers
India
Pneumonia
10 Citations (Scopus)

Pattern of acute poisonings in children below 15 years - A study from Mangalore, South India

Ram, P., Kanchan, T. & Unnikrishnan, B., 2014, In : Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine. 25, p. 26-29 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Poisoning
age group
India
Age Groups
Pediatrics
2 Citations (Scopus)
Tertiary Healthcare
Tertiary Care Centers
India
Delivery of Health Care
Body Fluids
5 Citations (Scopus)
Medical Ethics
medical practice
Ethics
India
moral philosophy
2 Citations (Scopus)

Predictors of severity of scrub typhus in the Indian subcontinent

Karanth, S. S., Marupudi, K. C., Sama, V. P. R., Gupta, A., Ballal, K. & Kamath, A., 01-02-2014, In : Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Disease. 4, S2, p. S674-S678

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Scrub Typhus
Orientia tsutsugamushi
Age Factors
Fever
Blood Platelets
2 Citations (Scopus)

Profile of women seeking medical termination of pregnancy in South India

Holla, R., Kanchan, T., Unnikrishnan, B., Kotian, M. S., Kumar, N., Thapar, R., Mithra, P., Papanna, M. K., Kulkarni, V. & Darshan, B. B., 2014, In : International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics. 125, 3, p. 253-255 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

India
Pregnancy
Contraception
Unplanned Pregnancy
Hospital Records
6 Citations (Scopus)

Psoriasis and metabolic syndrome: A case control study

Ali, N. M., Kuruvila, M. & Unnikrishnan, B., 2014, In : Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology. 80, 3, p. 255-257 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

2 Citations (Scopus)

Psychiatric co–morbidities among patients with select non–communicable diseases in a coastal city of South India

Kulkarni, V., Chinnakali, P., Kanchan, T., Rao, A., Shenoy, M. & Papanna, M. K., 01-09-2014, In : International Journal of Preventive Medicine. 5, 9, p. 1139-1145 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Psychiatry
Comorbidity
India
Anxiety
District Hospitals
6 Citations (Scopus)

Psychological evaluation of patients in critical care/intensive care unit and patients admitted in wards

Gaurav Sharma, B., Maben, E. V. S., Kotian, M. S. & Ganaraja, B., 05-12-2014, In : Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. 8, 12, p. WC01-WC03

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Intensive care units
Critical Care
Intensive Care Units
Psychology
Anxiety
4 Citations (Scopus)

Relationship between postural alignment in sitting by photogrammetry and seated postural control in post-stroke subjects

Iyengar, Y. R., Vijayakumar, K., Abraham, J. M., Misri, Z. K., Suresh, B. V. & Unnikrishnan, B., 2014, In : NeuroRehabilitation. 35, 2, p. 181-190 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Photogrammetry
Stroke
Kyphosis
Upper Extremity
Software
10 Citations (Scopus)

Safety and immunogenicity study of a new purified chick embryo cell rabies vaccine Vaxirab-N (Pitman-Moore strain) manufactured in India

Ashwath Narayana, D. H., Madhusudana, S. N., Sampath, G., Tripathy, R. M., Sudarshan, M. K., Gangaboraiah, Ravish, H. S., Satapathy, D. M., Gowda, G., Holla, R., Ashwin, B. Y., Padhi, A., Manjula, S. & Patel, P. M., 01-01-2014, In : Human Vaccines and Immunotherapeutics. 10, 1, p. 2796-2801 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rabies Vaccines
Chick Embryo
India
Healthy Volunteers
Safety
8 Citations (Scopus)

Somatotropic and cardio-protective effects of ghrelin in experimental models of heart failure: A systematic review

Khatib, M. N., Gode, D., Simkhada, P., Agho, K., Gaidhane, S., Saxena, D., Unnikrishnan, B., Raut, Y., Kawalkar, U., Gaidhane, A. & Zahiruddin, Q. S., 01-01-2014, In : Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 7, 1, p. 30-42 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Ghrelin
Theoretical Models
Heart Failure
Ghrelin Receptor
Appetite Regulation
2013

Alcohol expectancy responses from teenagers: The early forewarning signals

Sandhya, B., Carol, B. M. S., Kotian, M. S. & Ganaraja, B., 15-03-2013, In : Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. 7, 3, p. 489-492 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Alcohols
Students
Alcohol Drinking
Alcoholism
Urbanization
21 Citations (Scopus)
Antihypertensive Agents
Blood Pressure
Hypertension
Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
Primary Health Care

A simple case of drowning?

Naha, K., Naha, S., Vivek, G. & Hande, M., 03-10-2013, In : BMJ Case Reports. 201591.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

7 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing the readiness to integrate tobacco control in medical curriculum: Experiences from five medical colleges in southern india

Thankappan, K. R., Yamini, T. R., Mini, G. K., Arthur, C., Sairu, P., Leelamoni, K., Sani, M., Unnikrishnan, B., Basha, S. R. & Nichter, M., 01-2013, In : National Medical Journal of India. 26, 1, p. 18-23 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Curriculum
Tobacco
India
Students
Odds Ratio
12 Citations (Scopus)

Association between bipolar affective disorder and thyroid dysfunction

Krishna, V. N., Thunga, R., Unnikrishnan, B., Kanchan, T., Bukelo, M. J., Mehta, R. K. & Venugopal, A., 02-2013, In : Asian Journal of Psychiatry. 6, 1, p. 42-45 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mood Disorders
Bipolar Disorder
Thyroid Gland
Control Groups
Odds Ratio
19 Citations (Scopus)

Association of quality of life with major depressive disorder among people with HIV in South India

Selvaraj, V., Ross, M. W., Unnikrishnan, B. & Hegde, S., 01-02-2013, In : AIDS Care - Psychological and Socio-Medical Aspects of AIDS/HIV. 25, 2, p. 169-172 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Major Depressive Disorder
India
quality of life
Quality of Life
HIV
7 Citations (Scopus)

Awareness and practice of road safety measures among undergraduate medical students in a South Indian state

Kulkarni, V., Kanchan, T., Palanivel, C., Papanna, M. K., Kumar, N. & Unnikrishnan, B., 01-05-2013, In : Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine. 20, 4, p. 226-229 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Medical Students
medical student
road
Traffic Accidents
Safety
2 Citations (Scopus)

Awareness of medical students in a medical college in Mangalore, Karnataka, India concerning infection prevention practices

Kulkarni, V., Papanna, M. K., Mohanty, U., Ranjan, R., Neelima, V., Kumar, N., Prasanna Mithra, P., Upadhyay, R. P. & Unnikrishnan, B., 01-08-2013, In : Journal of Infection and Public Health. 6, 4, p. 261-268 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Hand Hygiene
Needlestick Injuries
Medical Students
India
Infection
2 Citations (Scopus)

Client satisfaction with HIV counseling services: A cross-sectional study from South India

Papanna, M. K., Kumar, P., Shetty, A., Kamath, A., Bhaskaran, U. & Saddichha, S., 05-2013, In : Journal of the International Association of Providers of AIDS Care. 12, 3, p. 169-172 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Counseling
India
Cross-Sectional Studies
HIV
Interviews
9 Citations (Scopus)

Clinical spectrum of rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease: A 10 year experience in an Urban Area of South India

Joseph, N., Madi, D., Kumar, G. S., Nelliyanil, M., Saralaya, V. & Sharada, R., 01-11-2013, In : North American Journal of Medical Sciences. 5, 11, p. 647-652 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rheumatic Heart Disease
Rheumatic Fever
antineoplaston A10
India
Mitral Valve Stenosis
19 Citations (Scopus)

Community level morbidity control of lymphoedema using self care and integrative treatment in two lymphatic filariasis endemic districts of South India: A non randomized interventional study

Narahari, S. R., Bose, K. S., Aggithaya, M. G., Kumara Swamy, G., Ryan, T. J., Unnikrishnan, B., Washington, R. G., Sreenivasa Rao, B. P., Rajagopala, S., Manjula, K., Vandana, U., Sreemol, T. A., Rojith, M., Salimani, S. Y. & Shefuvan, M., 01-09-2013, In : Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 107, 9, p. 566-577 12 p., trt054.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Filarial Elephantiasis
Lymphedema
Self Care
India
Morbidity
22 Citations (Scopus)

Compliance with iron-folic acid (IFA) therapy among pregnant women in an urban area of south India

Mithra, P., Unnikrishnan, B., Rekha, T., Nithin, K., Mohan, K., Kulkarni, V., Kulkarni, V. & Agarwal, D., 01-12-2013, In : African Health Sciences. 13, 4, p. 880-885 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Folic Acid
Pregnant Women
India
Iron
Tablets
4 Citations (Scopus)

Current status of knowledge, attitudes and practices towards healthcare ethics among doctors and nurses from Northern India - A multicentre study

Chopra, M., Bhardwaj, A., Mithra, P., Singh, A., Siddiqui, A. & Rajesh, D. R., 01-01-2013, In : Journal of Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences University. 2, 2, p. 102-107 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice
Ethics
Multicenter Studies
India
Nurses

Effects of functional and balance training on quality of life among community dwelling older adults

Samuel, S. E., Nayak, A. & Kotian, M. S., 01-07-2013, In : Biomedicine (India). 33, 3, p. 369-374 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Independent Living
Statistical methods
Quality of Life
Students
Exercise
9 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of health literacy status among patients in a tertiary care hospital in coastal Karnataka, India

Rathnakar, U. P., Belman, M., Kamath, A., Unnikrishnan, B., Ashok Shenoy, K. & Udupa, A. L., 10-11-2013, In : Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. 7, 11, p. 2551-2554 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Literacy
Tertiary Healthcare
Tertiary Care Centers
Health Status
India
2 Citations (Scopus)

Factors associated with morbidities among infants in three sub centre areas of belgaum district of south India: A longitudinal study

Joseph, N., Naik, V. A., Mahantshetti, N. S., Unnikrishnan, B., Mallapur, M. & Kotian, S. M., 01-07-2013, In : Indian Journal of Community Medicine. 38, 3, p. 168-174 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Longitudinal Studies
India
Morbidity
Weight Gain
Incidence
3 Citations (Scopus)

MPH program at Manipal University, India-experiences, challenges, and lessons learned

Bhat, H. V., Kamath, R., Arunkumar, G., Delzell, E., Tipre, M., Upadhyay, D. K. & Sathiakumar, N., 01-2013, In : American Journal of Industrial Medicine. 56, 1, p. 20-28 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

India
Public Health
Accreditation
Public Sector
Financial Management
3 Citations (Scopus)

Pattern of seizure cases in tertiary care hospitals in Karnataka state of India

Joseph, N., Kumar, G. & Nelliyanil, M., 01-07-2013, In : Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology. 16, 3, p. 347-351 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tertiary Healthcare
Tertiary Care Centers
India
Seizures
Phenytoin
13 Citations (Scopus)

Perceptions and attitudes towards organ donation among people seeking healthcare in tertiary care centers of coastal south India

Mithra, P., Ravindra, P., Unnikrishnan, B., Rekha, T., Kanchan, T., Kumar, N., Papanna, M., Kulkarni, V., Holla, R. & Divyavaraprasad, K., 01-05-2013, In : Indian Journal of Palliative Care. 19, 2, p. 83-87 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Tissue and Organ Procurement
Tertiary Care Centers
India
Delivery of Health Care
Islam
52 Citations (Scopus)

Perceptions and Practices of Self-Medication among Medical Students in Coastal South India

Kumar, N., Kanchan, T., Unnikrishnan, B., Rekha, T., Mithra, P., Kulkarni, V., Papanna, M. K., Holla, R. & Uppal, S., 28-08-2013, In : PLoS One. 8, 8, e72247.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Self Medication
Medical Students
drug therapy
India
students
9 Citations (Scopus)

Perceptions and preferences of medical students regarding teaching methods in a Medical College, Mangalore India

Papanna, K. M., Kulkarni, V., Tanvi, D., Lakshmi, V., Kriti, L., Unnikrishnan, B., Akash, S., Tejesh, S. & Sumit Kumar, S., 16-09-2013, In : African Health Sciences. 13, 3, p. 808-813 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Medical Students
India
Teaching
Students
Learning
22 Citations (Scopus)

Post-stroke depression and lesion location: A hospital based cross-sectional study

Rajashekaran, P., Pai, K., Thunga, R. & Unnikrishnan, B., 10-2013, In : Indian Journal of Psychiatry. 55, 4, p. 343-348 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cross-Sectional Studies
Stroke
Depression
Activities of Daily Living
Atrophy
13 Citations (Scopus)
Methicillin
Critical Care
Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Health care
India
10 Citations (Scopus)

Profile of Substance Use among Patients Attending De-Addiction Centres in a Coastal City of Southern India

Kumar, N., Kanchan, T., Unnikrishnan, B., Thapar, R., Mithra, P., Kulkarni, V., Papanna, M. K., Holla, R. & Sarathy, S., 28-02-2013, In : PLoS One. 8, 2, e57824.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
India
peers
Public health
Medical problems
Developing countries
4 Citations (Scopus)

Self-reported chronic diseases and occupational health risks among bank employees of southern Karnataka city, India

Kumar, S. G., Unnikrishnan, B. & Nagaraj, K., 01-2013, In : Indian Journal of Community Medicine. 38, 1, p. 61-62 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

2 Citations (Scopus)
Sputum
Pulmonary Tuberculosis
India
Economics
8 Citations (Scopus)

The Riginal articlthe bacterial biofilms in dialysis water systems and the effect of the sub inhibitory concentrations of chlorine on them

Suman, E., Varghese, B., Joseph, N., Nisha, K. & Kotian, M. S., 01-05-2013, In : Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. 7, 5, p. 849-852 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dialysis
Chlorine
Biofilms
Water
Agar

Tinnitus: Characterization of associated hearing loss and modalities of treatment

Rent, N. H., Bhojwani, K. M., Bhat, J. S. & Unnikrishnan, B., 10-2013, In : Indian Journal of Otology. 19, 4, p. 182-185 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tinnitus
Hearing Loss
Therapeutics
Ginkgo biloba
Equipment and Supplies
2012
27 Citations (Scopus)

Analysis of fatal road traffic accidents in a coastal township of South India

Kanchan, T., Kulkarni, V., Bakkannavar, S. M., Kumar, N. & Unnikrishnan, B., 01-11-2012, In : Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine. 19, 8, p. 448-451 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Traffic Accidents
traffic accident
road traffic
India
Motor Vehicles
1 Citation (Scopus)

Are the anganwadi workers healthy and happy? a cross sectional study using the general health questionnaire (GHQ 12) at Mangalore, India

Mohanan, P., Jain, A., Shashidhar Kotian, M. & Vinay, N. K., 30-09-2012, In : Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. 6, 7 SUPPL., p. 1151-1154 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Child Development
India
Cross-Sectional Studies
Health
Job Description
6 Citations (Scopus)

A study of the socio-demographic profile and treatment outcome of paediatric tuberculosis patients in Bangalore Mahanagar Palike area

Nelliyanil, M., Sharada, M. P., Joseph, N., Basagoudar, S. S., Jayaram, S. & Patil, D. C., 01-12-2012, In : Indian Journal of Tuberculosis. 59, 4, p. 207-213 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tuberculosis
Demography
Pediatrics
Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Economics
14 Citations (Scopus)

A study on the sale of antimicrobial agents without prescriptions in pharmacies in an urban area in south India

Rathnakar, U. P., Sharma, N. K., Garg, R., Unnikrishnan, B. & Gopalakrishna, H. N., 10-08-2012, In : Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. 6, 6, p. 951-954 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pharmacies
Anti-Infective Agents
Prescriptions
India
Sales

A Survey on Physical Activity and Noncommunicable disease risk factors among Physicians in tertiary care Hospitals, Mangalore

Gandhi, H., Vaishali, K., Prem, V., Vijayakumar, K., Adikari, P. & UnniKrishnan, B., 2012, In : National Journal of Community Medicine. 3, 1, p. 7-13 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Authors' reply.

Subba, S. H., Binu, V. S., Kotian, M. S., Joseph, N., Mahamood, A. B., Dixit, N., George, A., Kumar, P., Acharya, S. & Reddy, P., 01-11-2012, In : The National medical journal of India. 25, 6, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

8 Citations (Scopus)

Clinico-epidemiological profile of burn patients admitted in a tertiary care hospital in coastal South India

Kumar, N., Kanchan, T., Unnikrishnan, B., Rekha, T., Mithra, P., Venugopal, A., Sundar, S. & Raha, S., 09-2012, In : Journal of Burn Care and Research. 33, 5, p. 660-667 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tertiary Healthcare
Burns
Tertiary Care Centers
India
Wounds and Injuries

Cord blood bilirubin level as an early predictor of neonatal hyperbilirubinemia - A hospital-based prospective study

Singhal, V., Kamath, N., Baliga, B. S. & Unnikrishnan, B., 04-2012, In : Perinatology. 13, 1, p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia
Fetal Blood
Bilirubin
Prospective Studies
Hyperbilirubinemia