Chandrashekhar T Sreeramareddy

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Intuitive weights of harm for therapeutic decision making in smear-negative pulmonary Tuberculosis: an interview study of physicians in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh
    Chandrashekhar T Sreeramareddy
    Department of Population Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University Tunku Abdul Rahman, Sungai Long Campus, Bandar Sungai Long, Kajang 43000, Cheras, Selangor, Malaysia
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 14:67. 2014
  2. pmc Utilization of health care services for childhood morbidity and associated factors in India: a national cross-sectional household survey
    Chandrashekhar T Sreeramareddy
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University Tunku Abdul Rahman, Sungai Long, Malaysia
    PLoS ONE 7:e51904. 2012
  3. pmc Prevalence of self-reported tuberculosis, knowledge about tuberculosis transmission and its determinants among adults in India: results from a nation-wide cross-sectional household survey
    Chandrashekhar T Sreeramareddy
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Sungai Long, Malaysia
    BMC Infect Dis 13:16. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Physical activity and associated factors among young adults in Malaysia: an online exploratory survey
    C T Sreeramareddy
    Department of Clinical Sciences, University Tunku Abdul Rahman, Sungai Long, Selangor, Malaysia
    Biosci Trends 6:103-9. 2012
  5. pmc Perceived stress, sources and severity of stress among medical undergraduates in a Pakistani medical school
    Mohsin Shah
    3rd year Undergraduate Medical Student, CMH Lahore Medical College, University of Health Sciences, Abdur Rahman Road, Lahore Cantt, Pakistan
    BMC Med Educ 10:2. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Coverage, utilization and barriers to cataract surgical services in rural South India: results from a population-based study
    T S Chandrashekhar
    Department of Community Medicine, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, Karnataka, 576119, India
    Public Health 121:130-6. 2007
  7. pmc Prevalence, distribution and correlates of tobacco smoking and chewing in Nepal: a secondary data analysis of Nepal Demographic and Health Survey-2006
    Chandrashekhar T Sreeramareddy
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Medical and Health Science, University Tunku Abdul Rahman, Bandar Sungai Long, Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 6:33. 2011
  8. pmc Association between biomass fuel use and maternal report of child size at birth--an analysis of 2005-06 India Demographic Health Survey data
    Chandrashekhar T Sreeramareddy
    Department of Community Medicine, Melaka Manipal Medical College, Jalan Batu Hampar, Bukit Baru, Melaka, Malaysia
    BMC Public Health 11:403. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Breast-feeding initiation and determinants of exclusive breast-feeding - a questionnaire survey in an urban population of western Nepal
    T S Chandrashekhar
    Department of Community Medicine, Manipal College of Medical Sciences, PO Box 155, Deep Heights, Pokhara 16, Nepal
    Public Health Nutr 10:192-7. 2007
  10. pmc Self-reported tobacco smoking practices among medical students and their perceptions towards training about tobacco smoking in medical curricula: A cross-sectional, questionnaire survey in Malaysia, India, Pakistan, Nepal, and Bangladesh
    Chandrashekhar T Sreeramareddy
    Department of Community Medicine, Melaka Manipal Medical College, Melaka, Malaysia
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 5:29. 2010

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  1. ncbi request reprint Intuitive weights of harm for therapeutic decision making in smear-negative pulmonary Tuberculosis: an interview study of physicians in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh
    Chandrashekhar T Sreeramareddy
    Department of Population Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University Tunku Abdul Rahman, Sungai Long Campus, Bandar Sungai Long, Kajang 43000, Cheras, Selangor, Malaysia
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 14:67. 2014
    ..To estimate the amount of regret and weights of harm by omission and commission during therapeutic decisions for smear-negative pulmonary Tuberculosis...
  2. pmc Utilization of health care services for childhood morbidity and associated factors in India: a national cross-sectional household survey
    Chandrashekhar T Sreeramareddy
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University Tunku Abdul Rahman, Sungai Long, Malaysia
    PLoS ONE 7:e51904. 2012
    ..Information about utilization of health services and associated factors are useful for improving service delivery to achieve universal health coverage...
  3. pmc Prevalence of self-reported tuberculosis, knowledge about tuberculosis transmission and its determinants among adults in India: results from a nation-wide cross-sectional household survey
    Chandrashekhar T Sreeramareddy
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Sungai Long, Malaysia
    BMC Infect Dis 13:16. 2013
    ..Such data is useful for policy makers to formulate information, education and communication strategies for tuberculosis control...
  4. doi request reprint Physical activity and associated factors among young adults in Malaysia: an online exploratory survey
    C T Sreeramareddy
    Department of Clinical Sciences, University Tunku Abdul Rahman, Sungai Long, Selangor, Malaysia
    Biosci Trends 6:103-9. 2012
    ..A nationwide survey about physical and associated socialecological factors is needed to design rational health promotion strategies...
  5. pmc Perceived stress, sources and severity of stress among medical undergraduates in a Pakistani medical school
    Mohsin Shah
    3rd year Undergraduate Medical Student, CMH Lahore Medical College, University of Health Sciences, Abdur Rahman Road, Lahore Cantt, Pakistan
    BMC Med Educ 10:2. 2010
    ..However, studies about the same are lacking from Pakistani medical schools. The objectives of our study were to assess perceived stress, sources of stress and their severity and to assess the determinants of stressed cases...
  6. ncbi request reprint Coverage, utilization and barriers to cataract surgical services in rural South India: results from a population-based study
    T S Chandrashekhar
    Department of Community Medicine, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, Karnataka, 576119, India
    Public Health 121:130-6. 2007
    ..To determine the cataract surgical coverage, utilization and barriers to cataract surgery in a rural taluk of south India...
  7. pmc Prevalence, distribution and correlates of tobacco smoking and chewing in Nepal: a secondary data analysis of Nepal Demographic and Health Survey-2006
    Chandrashekhar T Sreeramareddy
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Medical and Health Science, University Tunku Abdul Rahman, Bandar Sungai Long, Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 6:33. 2011
    ..1 million smokers live in low or middle-income countries. We aimed to provide national estimates for Nepal on tobacco use prevalence, its distribution across demographic, socio-economic and spatial variables and correlates of tobacco use...
  8. pmc Association between biomass fuel use and maternal report of child size at birth--an analysis of 2005-06 India Demographic Health Survey data
    Chandrashekhar T Sreeramareddy
    Department of Community Medicine, Melaka Manipal Medical College, Jalan Batu Hampar, Bukit Baru, Melaka, Malaysia
    BMC Public Health 11:403. 2011
    ..Observational epidemiological studies and a systematic review have consistently shown an association between maternal exposure to biomass smoke and reduced birth weight. Our aim was to further test this hypothesis...
  9. ncbi request reprint Breast-feeding initiation and determinants of exclusive breast-feeding - a questionnaire survey in an urban population of western Nepal
    T S Chandrashekhar
    Department of Community Medicine, Manipal College of Medical Sciences, PO Box 155, Deep Heights, Pokhara 16, Nepal
    Public Health Nutr 10:192-7. 2007
    ..To assess rates of initiation of breast-feeding and exclusive breast-feeding within 2 months after delivery and to determine the factors influencing exclusive breast-feeding...
  10. pmc Self-reported tobacco smoking practices among medical students and their perceptions towards training about tobacco smoking in medical curricula: A cross-sectional, questionnaire survey in Malaysia, India, Pakistan, Nepal, and Bangladesh
    Chandrashekhar T Sreeramareddy
    Department of Community Medicine, Melaka Manipal Medical College, Melaka, Malaysia
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 5:29. 2010
    ..Our aim was to assess medical students' tobacco smoking habits, their practices towards patients' smoking habits and attitude towards teaching about smoking in medical schools...
  11. pmc Clinico-epidemiological profile and diagnostic procedures of pediatric tuberculosis in a tertiary care hospital of western Nepal-a case-series analysis
    Chandrashekhar T Sreeramareddy
    Department of Community Medicine, Manipal Teaching Hospital, Manipal College of Medical Sciences, Pokhara, Nepal
    BMC Pediatr 10:57. 2010
    ..Changing epidemiology and diagnostic difficulties of paediatric tuberculosis (TB) are being increasingly reported. Our aim was to describe clinico-epidemiological profile and diagnostic procedures used for paediatric TB...
  12. pmc Concomitant age old infections of mankind - tuberculosis and leprosy: a case report
    Chandrashekhar T Sreeramareddy
    Department of Community Medicine, Manipal Teaching Hospital, Manipal College of Medical Sciences, Pokhara, Nepal
    J Med Case Reports 1:43. 2007
    ..Concomitant leprosy and tuberculosis is reported infrequently. Literature suggests that the infrequent occurrence of both leprosy and tuberculosis is based on the transmission dynamics of both the infections...
  13. pmc Time delays in diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis: a systematic review of literature
    Chandrashekhar T Sreeramareddy
    Department of Community Medicine, Manipal Teaching Hospital, Manipal College of Medical Sciences, Pokhara, Nepal
    BMC Infect Dis 9:91. 2009
    ..Various investigators have reported about delays in diagnosis of tuberculosis. We aimed at summarizing the data on these delays in diagnosis of tuberculosis...
  14. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of blindness and its causes among those aged 50 years and above in rural Karnataka, South India
    T S Chandrashekhar
    Department of Community Medicine, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, Karnataka, India
    Trop Doct 37:18-21. 2007
    ..7% of the blind and 12.1% were operated for cataract. In conclusion, the study area has a high burden of cataract blindness. Cataract surgical services should be made readily accessible and available to this rural population...
  15. pmc Anthropometric surrogates to identify low birth weight Nepalese newborns: a hospital-based study
    Chandrashekhar T Sreeramareddy
    Department of Community Medicine, Manipal Teaching Hospital, Manipal College of Medical Sciences, Pokhara, Nepal
    BMC Pediatr 8:16. 2008
    ..However, a reliable anthropometric surrogate to identify LBW babies and its cut-off point is not known for Nepalese newborns...
  16. pmc Prevalence and correlates of tobacco use amongst junior collegiates in twin cities of western Nepal: a cross-sectional, questionnaire-based survey
    Chandrashekhar T Sreeramareddy
    Department of Community Medicine, Manipal Teaching Hospital, Manipal College of Medical Sciences, Pokhara, Nepal
    BMC Public Health 8:97. 2008
    ..College students are vulnerable to tobacco addiction. Tobacco industries often target college students for marketing. Studies about prevalence of tobacco use and its correlates among college students in Nepal are lacking...
  17. pmc Psychological morbidity, sources of stress and coping strategies among undergraduate medical students of Nepal
    Chandrashekhar T Sreeramareddy
    Department of Community Medicine, Manipal College of Medical Sciences, Pokhara, Nepal
    BMC Med Educ 7:26. 2007
    ..Therefore, we carried out this study to assess the prevalence of psychological morbidity, sources and severity of stress and coping strategies among medical students in our integrated problem-stimulated undergraduate medical curriculum...
  18. pmc Comparison of pulmonary and extrapulmonary tuberculosis in Nepal- a hospital-based retrospective study
    Chandrashekhar T Sreeramareddy
    Department of Community Medicine, Manipal Teaching Hospital, Manipal College of Medical Sciences, Pokhara, Nepal
    BMC Infect Dis 8:8. 2008
    ..However, similar studies from high-burden countries like Nepal are lacking. Therefore, we carried out this study to compare demographic, life-style and clinical characteristics between EPTB and PTB patients...
  19. ncbi request reprint Infant feeding practices of mothers in an urban area in Nepal
    S H Subba
    Department of Community Medicine, Manipal College of Medical Sciences, Pokhara, Nepal
    Kathmandu Univ Med J (KUMJ) 5:42-7. 2007
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  20. ncbi request reprint Cancer pattern in Western Nepal: a hospital based retrospective study
    V S Binu
    Department of Community Medicine, Manipal College of Medical Sciences, Pokhara, Nepal
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 8:183-6. 2007
    ..1% to digestive organs. The cancer pattern revealed by the present study provides valuable leads to cancer epidemiology in Nepal, particularly in the western region, and provides useful information for health planning and future research...
  21. pmc Time trends and inequalities of under-five mortality in Nepal: a secondary data analysis of four demographic and health surveys between 1996 and 2011
    Chandrashekhar T Sreeramareddy
    Department of Population Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University Tunku Abdul Rahman, Bandar Sungai Long, Selangor, Malaysia
    PLoS ONE 8:e79818. 2013
    ..Inequalities in progress towards achievement of Millennium Development Goal four (MDG-4) reflect unequal access to child health services...
  22. pmc Frequency of symptoms, determinants of severe symptoms, validity of and cut-off score for Menopause Rating Scale (MRS) as a screening tool: a cross-sectional survey among midlife Nepalese women
    Neena Chuni
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Manipal Teaching Hospital, Manipal College of Medical Sciences, Pokhara, Nepal
    BMC Womens Health 11:30. 2011
    ..We determined the validity of Menopause Rating Scale (MRS) as a screening tool for identification of women with severe menopausal symptoms and cut-off MRS score for referral...
  23. ncbi request reprint Frequency and susceptibility profile of pathogens causing urinary tract infections at a tertiary care hospital in western Nepal
    R N Das
    Department of Medicine, Manipal Teaching Hospital, Manipal College of Medical Sciences, Pokhara, Nepal
    Singapore Med J 47:281-5. 2006
    ..Recent reports have shown increasing resistance to commonly-used antibiotics. We aimed to study the antibiotic resistance pattern of the urinary pathogens isolated from hospitalised patients...
  24. ncbi request reprint Medical students' choice of specialty and factors determining their choice: a cross-sectional questionnaire survey in Melaka-Manipal Medical College, Malaysia
    Yu Wei Chew
    Melaka Manipal Medical College, Jalan Batu Hampar Bukit Baru, Melaka, Malaysia
    Biosci Trends 5:69-76. 2011
    ..Incentives should be provided and other measures should be taken to make these branches more attractive...
  25. ncbi request reprint Early pregnancy termination with a simplified mifepristone: Medical abortion outpatient regimen
    Neena Chuni
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Manipal College of Medical Sciences, Pokhara, Nepal
    Kathmandu Univ Med J (KUMJ) 7:209-12. 2009
    ..Medical abortion could provide greater access to safe abortion services; availability of the procedure is, therefore, of global public health importance...