Department of Community Medicine, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore

  • India

Research Output 1985 2019

2010
4 Citations (Scopus)

Areca nut and tobacco use among school children in a village in South India - A cross sectional study

Joseph, N., Nagaraj, K. & Shashidhar Kotian, M., 10-06-2010, In : Australasian Medical Journal. 1, 5, p. 299-303 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Areca
Nuts
Mastication
Tobacco Use
India

Authors' reply

Adithya Malolan, P., Acharya, V. & Unnikrishnan, B., 10-2010, In : Lung India. 27, 4, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

18 Citations (Scopus)
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
HIV
Motor Vehicles
Chi-Square Distribution
Spouses
3 Citations (Scopus)

Awareness of health insurance among Inpatients at a tertiary care hospital in coastal Karnataka

Reshmi, B., Raghunath, R. & Unnikrishnan, B., 01-07-2010, In : Indian Journal of Community Medicine. 35, 3, p. 445-446 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Bronchoscopic evaluation and final diagnosis in patients with chronic non productive cough with normal Chest X ray

Vishnu, S. M., Pradeep, N. P., Anupama, N. & Mithra, P. P., 01-04-2010, In : Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences. 9, 2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bronchoscopy
Cough
Thorax
X-Rays
Pulmonary Tuberculosis
8 Citations (Scopus)

Comparative assessment in pharmacology multiple choice questions versus essay with focus on gender differences

Pai, M. R. S. M., Sanji, N., Pai, P. G. & Kotian, S., 17-12-2010, In : Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. 4, 3, p. 2515-2520 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pharmacology
Students
Medical Students
Education
Statistical methods
17 Citations (Scopus)

Determinants of low birth weight: A case control study in a district hospital in Karnataka

Ganesh Kumar, S., Harsha Kumar, H. N., Jayaram, S. & Kotian, M. S., 01-01-2010, In : Indian Journal of Pediatrics. 77, 1, p. 87-89 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

District Hospitals
Low Birth Weight Infant
Case-Control Studies
Mothers
Pregnancy
12 Citations (Scopus)

Determinants of pre-eclampsia: A case-control study in a district hospital in South India

Ganesh Kumar, S., Unnikrishnan, B., Nagaraj, K. & Jayaram, S., 10-2010, In : Indian Journal of Community Medicine. 35, 4, p. 502-505 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

District Hospitals
Pre-Eclampsia
Case-Control Studies
India
Hypertension

Drinking water in an urban area in South India - A community based cross sectional study

Prasanna Mithra, P., Unnikrishnan, B., Rekha, T., Ravindra, P., Alok Shetty, K., Ahemad, T., Kumar, S., Naseeba, S. & Samal, A., 2010, In : Australasian Medical Journal. 1, 5, p. 295-298 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Drinking Water
India
Cross-Sectional Studies
Water
Chlorine
7 Citations (Scopus)

Forensic anthropology population data: Stature estimation from foot measurements-Comparison of error in sex dependent and independent models

Kanchan, T., Menezes, R. G., Lobo, S. W. & Kotian, M. S., 30-01-2010, In : Forensic Science International. 194, 1-3

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

3 Citations (Scopus)

Harassment among women at workplace: A cross-sectional study in coastal South India

Unnikrishnan, B., Rekha, T., Kumar, G., Reshmi, B., Mithra, P. & Sanjeev, B., 01-04-2010, In : Indian Journal of Community Medicine. 35, 2, p. 350-352 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

HIV/AIDS education for adolescents - An experiment in a rural setting in Udupi Taluk of Karnataka, India

Lena, A., Rao, R. S. P., Nair, N. S., Kamath, V. G. & Kamath, A., 2010, In : Australasian Medical Journal. 3, 10, p. 644-649 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

India
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
HIV
Education
Unsafe Sex

HIV- Tuberculosis Co-infection in Southern India-a record based study

Pattanshetty, S. M., Kumar, A., Pandit, V., Sneha, K. & Darshan, B. B., 12-10-2010, In : Australasian Medical Journal. 3, 10, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Invasive candidiasis/candidaemia in aquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) - A pilot study

Shetty, A. J., Adhikari, P., Rao, S., Ramapuram, J., Kotian, S. & Kamath, A., 02-2010, In : Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. 4, 1, p. 2149-2150 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

7 Citations (Scopus)

Morbidity among infants in South India: A longitudinal study

Joseph, N., Subba, S. H., Naik, V. A., Mahantshetti, N. S. & Mallapur, M. D., 01-04-2010, In : Indian Journal of Pediatrics. 77, 4, p. 456-458 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Longitudinal Studies
India
Morbidity
Parturition
Skin Diseases
61 Citations (Scopus)

Prevalence and determinants of overweight and obesity among adolescent school children of South Karnataka, India

Kotian, M. S., Kumar S, G. & Kotian, S. S., 01-01-2010, In : Indian Journal of Community Medicine. 35, 1, p. 176-178 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

Prevalence of asthma in school children in rural India

Narayana, P. P., Prasanna, M. P., Narahari, S. R. & Guruprasad, A. M., 01-04-2010, In : Annals of Thoracic Medicine. 5, 2, p. 118-119 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

12 Citations (Scopus)

Prevalence of bronchial asthma in rural Indian children: A cross sectional study from South India

Jain, A., Vinod Bhat, H. & Acharya, D., 01-01-2010, In : Indian Journal of Pediatrics. 77, 1, p. 31-35 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

India
Asthma
Cross-Sectional Studies
Parents
Hypersensitivity
2 Citations (Scopus)

Problem of breast cancer in south India-a record based study

Sabu, K. M., Pattanshetty, S. M., Darshan, B. B. & Kamath, S., 01-01-2010, In : Australasian Medical Journal. 3, 13, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Snake bites

Joseph, N., Subba, S. H. & Shashidhar Kotian, M., 10-06-2010, In : Australasian Medical Journal. 1, 5, p. 305-306 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

39 Citations (Scopus)

Stature estimation from foot length using universal regression formula in a North Indian population

Kanchan, T., Menezes, R. G., Moudgil, R., Kaur, R., Kotian, M. S. & Garg, R. K., 01-01-2010, In : Journal of Forensic Sciences. 55, 1, p. 163-166 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Foot
Population
India
Regression Analysis
Research Personnel
5 Citations (Scopus)

Trends and indications for caesarean section in a tertiary care obstetric hospital in coastal south India

Unnikrishnan, B., Rakshith Prasad, B., Amarnath, A., Kumar, N., Rekha, T., Mithra, P. P., Aishwarya, A., Kumar, R., Chausalkar, J. L., Garg, N., Pal, S. & Dolkafle, S. H. B. M., 2010, In : Australasian Medical Journal. 3, 12, p. 821-825 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tertiary Healthcare
Cesarean Section
Obstetrics
India
Breech Presentation
2009
11 Citations (Scopus)

A comparative study to assess the awareness of palliative care between urban and rural areas of Ernakulum district, Kerala, India

Joseph, N., Jayarama, S. & Kotian, S., 01-07-2009, In : Indian Journal of Palliative Care. 15, 2, p. 122-126 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Palliative Care
India
House Calls
Newspapers
Television
1 Citation (Scopus)

Cadaveric fungi: Not yet an established forensic tool - Authors' response

Menezes, R. G., Kanchan, T., Bhat, N. B., Lobo, S. W., Jain, A. & Rao, N. G., 01-08-2009, In : Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine. 16, 6, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Doctor, is your writing legible?

Jain, A. & Rastogi, P., 01-01-2009, In : Indian journal of medical ethics. 6, 1, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Does vancomycin inhibit biofilm production by coagulase-negative staphylococci?

Suman, E., Jose, S., D'Souza, J. & Kotian, S., 01-09-2009, In : Journal of Hospital Infection. 73, 1, p. 86-87 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

27 Citations (Scopus)

Health and social problems of the elderly: A cross-sectional study in Udupi Taluk, Karnataka

Lena, A., Ashok, K., Padma, M., Kamath, V. & Kamath, A., 01-04-2009, In : Indian Journal of Community Medicine. 34, 2, p. 131-134 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social Problems
Cross-Sectional Studies
Health
Economics
Community Medicine
11 Citations (Scopus)

Pattern of use of contact lens among college students: A cross-sectional study in coastal Karnataka

Unnikrishnan, B. & Hussain, S., 01-11-2009, In : Indian Journal of Ophthalmology. 57, 6, p. 467-469 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Contact Lenses
Cross-Sectional Studies
Students
Cosmetics
Time and Motion Studies
2 Citations (Scopus)

Role of bacterial biofilms in chronic non-healing ulcers and effect of subinhibitory concentrations of Betadine and hydrogen peroxide on biofilms

Suman, E., Madhavi, R. & Shashidhar Kotian, M., 01-09-2009, In : Journal of Hospital Infection. 73, 1, p. 87-89 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

3 Citations (Scopus)

Trend of tuberculosis cases under DOTS strategy in Dakshina Kannada district of Karnataka, India: Issues and challenges

Ganesh Kumar, S., Harsha Kumar, H. N., Ramakrishna, R., Jayarama, S. & Kotian, M. S., 01-01-2009, In : Iranian Journal of Public Health. 38, 4, p. 72-76 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

India
Tuberculosis
Sputum
Bacillus
Public Health
33 Citations (Scopus)

Two wheeler accidents on Indian roads - a study from Mangalore, India

Jain, A., Menezes, R. G., Kanchan, T., Gagan, S. & Jain, R., 01-04-2009, In : Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine. 16, 3, p. 130-133 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

two-wheeler
Accidents
road traffic
India
accident
2008
2 Citations (Scopus)

Awareness and treatment seeking behaviour of people affected with malaria in coastal south India

Unnikrishnan, B., Jaiswal, A. & Reshmi, B., 2008, In : Iranian Journal of Public Health. 37, 1, p. 119-123 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Malaria
India
Therapeutics
Culicidae
Health Education
8 Citations (Scopus)

Cadaveric fungi: Not yet an established forensic tool

Menezes, R. G., Kanchan, T., Lobo, S. W., Jain, A., Bhat, N. B. & Rao, N. G., 01-02-2008, In : Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine. 15, 2, p. 124-125 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

16 Citations (Scopus)
Reproductive Health
Health Education
Pregnancy
Statistical Data Interpretation
Chi-Square Distribution

Migration and caste-based reservations in India [11]

Jain, A., Menezes, R. G., Kanchan, T. & Jain, R., 01-01-2008, In : Health Affairs. 27, 1, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

16 Citations (Scopus)

Normal motor development of indian children on peabody developmental motor scales-2 (PDMS-2)

Tripathi, R., Joshua, A. M., Kotian, M. S. & Tedla, J. S., 01-06-2008, In : Pediatric Physical Therapy. 20, 2, p. 167-172 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Child Development
India
Ethnic Groups
Age Groups
Parturition
3 Citations (Scopus)

Prevalence of anaemia among pregnant women: A community-based study in Udupi district

Noronha, J. A., Bhaduri, A. & Bhat, H. V., 01-2008, In : Health and Population: Perspectives and Issues. 31, 1, p. 31-40 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anemia
Pregnant Women
district
community
pregnancy
21 Citations (Scopus)

Prevalence of overweight and obesity among pre-school children in semi urban south India

Kumar, H. N. H., Mohanan, P., Kotian, S., Sajjan, B. S. & Ganesh Kumar, S., 01-06-2008, In : Indian Pediatrics. 45, 6, p. 497-499 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

India
Obesity
Body Mass Index
Growth
8 Citations (Scopus)

Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilms in hospital water systems and the effect of sub-inhibitory concentration of chlorine

Suman, E., Singh, S. & Kotian, S., 01-10-2008, In : Journal of Hospital Infection. 70, 2, p. 199-201 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

1 Citation (Scopus)

Rapid response: future alternative to letter to the editor?

Jain, A. & Jain, R., 01-01-2008, In : Rural and Remote Health. 8, 1, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Shortage of teaching faculty in medical colleges: Some suggestions to overcome the problem

Jain, A., Kanchan, T. & Menezes, R. G., 01-07-2008, In : National Medical Journal of India. 21, 4, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

11 Citations (Scopus)

Stature estimation: Valuable precautions

Kanchan, T., Menezes, R. G. & Kotian, M. S., 01-08-2008, In : Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine. 15, 6, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

113 Citations (Scopus)

Stature estimation from foot dimensions

Kanchan, T., Menezes, R. G., Moudgil, R., Kaur, R., Kotian, M. S. & Garg, R. K., 06-08-2008, In : Forensic Science International. 179, 2-3, p. 241.e1-241.e5

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Foot
Sex Characteristics
Linear Models
Regression Analysis
2007

Abrus precatorius poisoning [1]

Menezes, R. G., Rao, P. P. J., Baliga, B. S., Arya, A. D., Jain, A. & Manipady, S., 01-06-2007, In : Journal of Association of Physicians of India. 55, JUNE, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

3 Citations (Scopus)

Acute shortage of medical teachers: What's the solution?

Jain, A., Jain, R., Menezes, R. G. & Shetty, M., 01-07-2007, In : National Medical Journal of India. 20, 4, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

1 Citation (Scopus)

Alcohol expectancy responses from first year medical students: Are they prone to alcoholism?

Ganaraja, B., Kotian, M. S., Bhat, R. M. & Ramaswamy, C., 01-09-2007, In : Indian Journal of Medical Sciences. 61, 9, p. 511-516 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Medical Students
Alcoholism
Alcohols
Students
Religion
10 Citations (Scopus)

Awareness of health insurance in a South Indian population - A community-based study

Reshmi, B., Sreekumaran Nair, N., Sabu, K. M. & Unnikrishnan, B., 07-2007, In : Health and Population: Perspectives and Issues. 30, 3, p. 177-188 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Insurance
health insurance
Population
community
private health insurance
7 Citations (Scopus)

Forensic mycology

Menezes, R. G., Jain, A., Kanchan, T., Monteiro, F. N. P., Manipady, S. & Rao, P. P. J., 01-01-2007, In : Legal Medicine. 9, 1, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

1 Citation (Scopus)

Health message for smokers: preaching and practice.

Jain, A., 01-10-2007, In : Rural and Remote Health. 7, 4, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate