- Trust in the physician-patient relationship in developing healthcare settings: a quantitative exploration
Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine, ESIC Medical College and Post Graduate, Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, KK Nagar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, 600 078, India
Indian J Med Ethics 12:141-8. 2015
..124, p<0.001), and so is the latter (r=0.152, p<0.001). The overall model has a good statistical fit. The factors that give rise to trust in physicians vary with the sociocultural context. ..
- Faith healing and faith in healing
Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine, ESIC Medical College and PGIMSR, KK Nagar, Chennai 600 078, India
Indian J Med Ethics 12:238-40. 2015
..Before launching into the discussion, it should be made clear that this commentary refers mainly to those faith healing practices which are not overtly harmful, such as prayers, and wearing rings and amulets. ..
- Dimensions and determinants of trust in health care in resource poor settings--a qualitative exploration
School of Public Health, Sri Ramaswamy Memorial University, Tamil Nadu, India
PLoS ONE 8:e69170. 2013
..Trust in health care has been intensely researched in resource rich settings. Some studies in resource poor settings suggest that the dimensions and determinants of trust are likely to be different...
- Monitoring 'monitoring' and evaluating 'evaluation': an ethical framework for monitoring and evaluation in public health
School of Public Health, SRM University, Kattankulathur, Tamil Nadu, India
J Med Ethics 39:31-5. 2013
..A case study is discussed in this context. After thorough field testing, this practical and field-based ethical framework can be widely used by donor agencies, M&E teams, institutional review boards and ethics committees...
- Mainstreaming AYUSH: an ethical analysis
doctoral research fellow, School of Public Health, SRM University, Kanchipuram district, Tamil Nadu 603 203 INDIA e mail
Indian J Med Ethics 9:272-7. 2012
..These ethical issues have to be considered while mainstreaming AYUSH...
- Diabetes self-care activities: a community-based survey in urban southern India
Christian Medical College, Department of Community Health, Bagayam, Vellore 632002, Tamil Nadu, India
Natl Med J India 25:14-7. 2012
..We aimed to estimate the existing self-care behaviours and factors influencing these behaviours among adult patients with type 2 diabetes in urban southern India...
- Household food security in urban Tamil Nadu: a survey in Vellore
Department of Community Health, Christian Medical College, Vellore 632004, Tamil Nadu, India
Natl Med J India 23:278-80. 2010
..Food security has been a matter of concern in recent years due to the global food crisis and rising food prices. We aimed to study the level of food security in a densely populated urban area in southern India...