Department of Community Medicine, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore

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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
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

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
4 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

Filarial Elephantiasis
Compliance
India
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Elephantiasis
2 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gardnerella vaginalis
Biofilms
Hydrophobicity
Hydrophobic and Hydrophilic Interactions
Bacterial Vaginosis
19 Citations (Scopus)
Yoga
Independent Living
Glycosylated Hemoglobin A
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Randomized Controlled Trials

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

Sanitation
Environmental Health
Health Facilities
India
Public Health Schools
5 Citations (Scopus)
Refrigeration
Practice Management
India
Primary Health Care
Vaccines
23 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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Post-Exposure Prophylaxis
Rabies virus
Rabies
Rabies Vaccines
Neutralizing Antibodies
19 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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Medical Students
India
Students
Job Satisfaction
Internal Medicine
1 Citation (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

Low Birth Weight Infant
Longitudinal Studies
Incidence
Morbidity
Birth Weight
7 Citations (Scopus)
India
Mothers
Breast Feeding
Oils
Umbilicus
3 Citations (Scopus)

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

mortality
Homeless Persons
Mortality
Incidence
incidence
Ethics
Teaching Hospitals
Health Personnel
India
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

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

Obstetrics
Bacterial Vaginosis
Therapeutic Irrigation
Vaginal Discharge
Gram's stain
26 Citations (Scopus)

Prevalence of depression and its associated factors using Beck Depression Inventory among students of a medical college in Karnataka

Kumar, G. S., Jain, A. & Hegde, S., 01-07-2012, In : Indian Journal of Psychiatry. 54, 3, p. 223-226 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Medical Students
Depression
Equipment and Supplies
Students
Vulnerable Populations
23 Citations (Scopus)
Case-Control Studies
India
Birth Intervals
Caregivers
Diet Fads
45 Citations (Scopus)

Self-medication patterns among medical students in South India

Badiger, S., Kundapur, R., Jain, A., Kumar, A., Pattanshetty, S., Thakolkaran, N., Bhat, N. & Ullal, N., 01-01-2012, In : Australasian Medical Journal. 5, 4, p. 217-220 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Self Medication
Medical Students
India
Students
Textbooks
41 Citations (Scopus)

Sex estimation from foramen magnum dimensions in an Indian population

Raghavendra Babu, Y. P., Kanchan, T., Attiku, Y., Dixit, P. N. & Kotian, M. S., 01-04-2012, In : Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine. 19, 3, p. 162-167 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Foramen Magnum
regression analysis
Population
logistics
Skull
14 Citations (Scopus)

Suicidal ideation among students of a medical college in Western Nepal: A cross-sectional study

Menezes, R. G., Subba, S. H., Sathian, B., Kharoshah, M. A., Senthilkumaran, S., Pant, S., Arun, M., Kundapur, R., Jain, A., Lobo, S. W. & Ravi Shankar, P., 01-07-2012, In : Legal Medicine. 14, 4, p. 183-187 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Suicidal Ideation
Nepal
Medical Students
Cross-Sectional Studies
Students
2011
12 Citations (Scopus)

An evaluation of diuretic activity of Morinda citrifolia (Linn) (Noni) fruit juice in normal rats

Shenoy, J. P., Pai, P. G., Shoeb, A., Gokul, P., Kulkarni, A. & Kotian, M. S., 18-05-2011, In : International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. 3, 2, p. 119-121 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Morinda
Diuretics
Urine
Potassium Chloride
Furosemide

An evaluation of two health insurance schemes in India

Reshmi, B., Sanah, N., Nair, N. S. & Unnikrishnan, B., 08-2011, In : British Journal of Health Care Management. 17, 8, p. 353-359 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Insurance
India
Tertiary Healthcare
Tertiary Care Centers
Cross-Sectional Studies