Kichu Nair

Summary

Affiliation: University of Newcastle
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The effect of Baroque music on behavioural disturbances in patients with dementia
    Balakrishnan Kichu Nair
    Centre for Medical Professional Development, Hunter New England Area Health Service, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
    Australas J Ageing 30:11-5. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Workplace-based assessment for international medical graduates: at what cost?
    Balakrishnan Kichu R Nair
    Centre for Medical Professional Development, Hunter New England Local Health District, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 200:41-4. 2014
  3. doi request reprint The effect of context on performance of an acute medical unit: experience from an Australian tertiary hospital
    Belinda Suthers
    Department of Medicine, John Hunter Hospital, Lookout Road, New Lambton, NSW 2305, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 36:320-4. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint A systematic approach to workplace-based assessment for international medical graduates
    Balakrishnan R Nair
    University of Newcastle, Centre for Medical Professional Development, and Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, John Hunter Hospital, Newcastle, NSW
    Med J Aust 196:399-402. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Switched on
    Balakrishnan R Nair
    Centre for Medical Professional Development, John Hunter Hospital, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 191:695. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint The mini clinical evaluation exercise (mini-CEX) for assessing clinical performance of international medical graduates
    Balakrishnan R Nair
    University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 189:159-61. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Change: imposed and desired in health-professional education. 30th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Association for Medical Education, Sydney, 5-8 July 2002
    Balakrishnan R Nair
    Geriatric Medicine, University of Newcastle and John Hunter Hospital, Locked Bag No 1, Hunter Region Mail Centre, NSW 2310
    Med J Aust 178:152-3. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based physicians' dressing: a crossover trial
    Balakrishnan R Nair
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, John Hunter Hospital, Hunter Region Mail Centre, NSW
    Med J Aust 177:681-2. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Generating pre-test probabilities: a neglected area in clinical decision making
    John R Attia
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Level 3, David Maddison Building, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW 2300, Australia
    Med J Aust 180:449-54. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Peer physical examination: time to revisit?
    Suzanne Outram
    School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 189:274-6. 2008

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Detail Information

Publications15

  1. doi request reprint The effect of Baroque music on behavioural disturbances in patients with dementia
    Balakrishnan Kichu Nair
    Centre for Medical Professional Development, Hunter New England Area Health Service, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
    Australas J Ageing 30:11-5. 2011
    ..To study the effect of Baroque music in people with dementia...
  2. ncbi request reprint Workplace-based assessment for international medical graduates: at what cost?
    Balakrishnan Kichu R Nair
    Centre for Medical Professional Development, Hunter New England Local Health District, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 200:41-4. 2014
    ..To estimate the cost of resources required to deliver a program to assess international medical graduates (IMGs) in Newcastle, Australia, known as the Workplace Based Assessment (WBA) Program...
  3. doi request reprint The effect of context on performance of an acute medical unit: experience from an Australian tertiary hospital
    Belinda Suthers
    Department of Medicine, John Hunter Hospital, Lookout Road, New Lambton, NSW 2305, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 36:320-4. 2012
    ..To ascertain the improvements in length of stay and discharge rates following the opening of an acute medical unit (AMU)...
  4. ncbi request reprint A systematic approach to workplace-based assessment for international medical graduates
    Balakrishnan R Nair
    University of Newcastle, Centre for Medical Professional Development, and Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, John Hunter Hospital, Newcastle, NSW
    Med J Aust 196:399-402. 2012
    ..To test whether a summative workplace-based assessment (WBA) is feasible and acceptable for international medical graduates (IMGs)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Switched on
    Balakrishnan R Nair
    Centre for Medical Professional Development, John Hunter Hospital, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 191:695. 2009
    ..If you want a challenge, and need a laugh, try a day as a hospital switchboard operator!..
  6. ncbi request reprint The mini clinical evaluation exercise (mini-CEX) for assessing clinical performance of international medical graduates
    Balakrishnan R Nair
    University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 189:159-61. 2008
    ..To evaluate the feasibility, reliability and acceptability of the mini clinical evaluation exercise (mini-CEX) for performance assessment among international medical graduates (IMGs)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Change: imposed and desired in health-professional education. 30th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Association for Medical Education, Sydney, 5-8 July 2002
    Balakrishnan R Nair
    Geriatric Medicine, University of Newcastle and John Hunter Hospital, Locked Bag No 1, Hunter Region Mail Centre, NSW 2310
    Med J Aust 178:152-3. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based physicians' dressing: a crossover trial
    Balakrishnan R Nair
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, John Hunter Hospital, Hunter Region Mail Centre, NSW
    Med J Aust 177:681-2. 2002
    ..To describe the effect of physicians' dress on patient confidence and trust...
  9. ncbi request reprint Generating pre-test probabilities: a neglected area in clinical decision making
    John R Attia
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Level 3, David Maddison Building, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW 2300, Australia
    Med J Aust 180:449-54. 2004
    ..To assess the accuracy and variability of clinicians' estimates of pre-test probability for three common clinical scenarios...
  10. ncbi request reprint Peer physical examination: time to revisit?
    Suzanne Outram
    School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 189:274-6. 2008
    ..PPE may be less acceptable among culturally and linguistically diverse students. In the light of our findings and the published literature, best practice points are described...
  11. ncbi request reprint Randomised controlled trial of health assessments for older Australian veterans and war widows
    Julie E Byles
    Centre for Research and Education in Ageing, Faculty of Health, Room 266 DMB, Royal Newcastle Hospital, Newcastle, NSW 2300, Australia
    Med J Aust 181:186-90. 2004
    ..To assess the effect of home-based health assessments for older Australians on health-related quality of life, hospital and nursing home admissions, and death...
  12. ncbi request reprint Patient-oxygen dissociation curves: surveying the spectrum of oxygen-delivery methods
    John R Attia
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW
    Med J Aust 181:677-8. 2004
    ..To describe the spectrum of oxygen-delivery methods...
  13. pmc Better management of cardiovascular diseases by pulse wave velocity: combining clinical practice with clinical research using evidence-based medicine
    Ali R Khoshdel
    Department of Nephrology, John Hunter Hospital, The University of Newcastle, NSW 2310, Australia
    Clin Med Res 5:45-52. 2007
    ..Furthermore, the above risk estimates could be incorporated into currently used cardiac risk scores to improve their predictive power and facilitate the clinical application of PWV...
  14. ncbi request reprint Reforming medical education to enhance the management of chronic disease
    Balakrishnan R Nair
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, John Hunter Hospital, New Lambton, NSW
    Med J Aust 179:257-9. 2003
    ..These include a transfer of clinical teaching to community and nursing home settings and the development of interdisciplinary teaching...
  15. ncbi request reprint Primary stroke prevention: refining the "high risk" approach
    Christopher R Levi
    Med J Aust 176:303-4. 2002