Department of Community Medicine, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore

  • India

Research Output

2013
22 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

7 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.

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14 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

19 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

7 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
3 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

2 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

9 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

21 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.

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Open Access
30 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

6 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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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

10 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.

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2 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.

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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

3 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.

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Open Access
14 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
59 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
10 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.

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26 Citations (Scopus)
14 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
10 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

4 Citations (Scopus)
2 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

9 Citations (Scopus)

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

2012

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

27 Citations (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

1 Citation (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.

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6 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

14 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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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.

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9 Citations (Scopus)

Coverage and compliance MDA programme for lymphatic filariasis in Bidar district, Karnataka, India

Koradhanyamath, D. M., Kulkarni, P. & Holla, R., 01-08-2012, In : Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Disease. 2, 4, p. 290-292 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Drainage and sewerage system in urban India: Need for action

Kumar, G. S. & Joseph, N., 01-09-2012, In : Indian Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 16, 3, p. 150-151 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

3 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of 3-month yoga on oxidative stress in type 2 diabetes with or without complications: A controlled clinical trial (Diabetes Care (2011) 34 (2208-2210))

Hegde, S. V., Adhikari, P., Kotian, S., Pinto, V. J., D'Souza, S. & D'Souza, V., 01-04-2012, In : Diabetes Care. 35, 4, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Effect of pH on the adherence, surface hydrophobicity and the biofilm formation of Gardnerella vaginalis

Udayalaxmi, Bhat, G., Kotigadde, S. & Kotian, S., 10-08-2012, In : Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. 6, 6, p. 967-969 3 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)
21 Citations (Scopus)

Environmental sanitation and health facilities in schools of an urban city of south India

Joseph, N., Bhaskaran, U., Saya, G. K., Kotian, S. M. & Menezes, R. G., 09-2012, In : Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 5, 5, p. 431-435 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)
5 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of a one week intradermal regimen for rabies post-exposure prophylaxis: Results of a randomized, open label, active-controlled trial in healthy adult volunteers in India

Sudarshan, M. K., Narayana, D. H. A., Madhusudana, S. N., Holla, R., Ashwin, B. Y., Gangaboraiah, B. & Ravish, H. S., 01-08-2012, In : Human Vaccines and Immunotherapeutics. 8, 8, p. 1077-1081 5 p.

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25 Citations (Scopus)

Future specialization interests among medical students in southern india

Subba, S. H., Binu, V. S., Kotian, M. S., Joseph, N., Mahamood, A. B., Dixit, N., George, A., Kumar, P., Acharya, S. & Reddy, P., 01-07-2012, In : National Medical Journal of India. 25, 4, p. 226-229 4 p.

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20 Citations (Scopus)

Incidence, correlates and outcomes of low birth weight - A one year longitudinal study

Joseph, N., Subba, S. H., Naik, V. A., Mahantshetti, N. S., Unnikrishnan, B., Nelliyanil, M., Mallapur & Kotian, S., 10-2012, In : Indian Journal of Public Health Research and Development. 3, 4, p. 132-137 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)
7 Citations (Scopus)

Is research important in medical curriculum?

Jain, A., 15-08-2012, In : Australasian Medical Journal. 5, 7, p. 350-351 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Mortality among homeless and unclaimed bodies in Mangalore city - An insight

Raghavendra Babu, Y. P., Joseph, N. & Kadur, K., 01-08-2012, In : Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine. 19, 6, p. 321-323 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Prevalence of bacterial vaginosis in mangalore

Udayalaxmi, J., Bhat, G., Kotigadde, S., Antony, B. & Kotian, S., 04-2012, In : Biomedicine (India). 32, 2, p. 236-241 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle