Kr Thankappan

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Publications

  1. pmc Catastrophic health expenditure & coping strategies associated with acute coronary syndrome in Kerala, India
    Meena Daivadanam
    Achutha Menon Centre for Health Science Studies, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology SCTIMST, Thiruvananthapuram, India
    Indian J Med Res 136:585-92. 2012
  2. pmc Impact of a community based intervention program on awareness, treatment and control of hypertension in a rural Panchayat, Kerala, India
    K R Thankappan
    Professor and Head, Achutha Menon Centre for Health Science Studies, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum 695011, India Electronic address
    Indian Heart J 65:504-9. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Doctors' behaviour & skills for tobacco cessation in Kerala
    K R Thankappan
    Achutha Menon Centre for Health Science Studies, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
    Indian J Med Res 129:249-55. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Risk factor profile for chronic non-communicable diseases: results of a community-based study in Kerala, India
    K R Thankappan
    Achutha Menon Centre for Health Science Studies, Department of Biochemistry, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram, India
    Indian J Med Res 131:53-63. 2010
  5. pmc Lifestyle change in Kerala, India: needs assessment and planning for a community-based diabetes prevention trial
    Meena Daivadanam
    Achutha Menon Centre for Health Science Studies, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum, Kerala, India
    BMC Public Health 13:95. 2013
  6. pmc Smoking cessation among diabetes patients: results of a pilot randomized controlled trial in Kerala, India
    K R Thankappan
    Achutha Menon Centre for Health Science Studies, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum, Kerala 695011, India
    BMC Public Health 13:47. 2013

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Publications6

  1. pmc Catastrophic health expenditure & coping strategies associated with acute coronary syndrome in Kerala, India
    Meena Daivadanam
    Achutha Menon Centre for Health Science Studies, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology SCTIMST, Thiruvananthapuram, India
    Indian J Med Res 136:585-92. 2012
    ..Data on catastrophic health expenditure (CHE) related to acute coronary syndrome (ACS), the major cause of deaths in CAD, are limited in the literature. We estimated the magnitude of CHE and studied the strategies used to cope with CHE...
  2. pmc Impact of a community based intervention program on awareness, treatment and control of hypertension in a rural Panchayat, Kerala, India
    K R Thankappan
    Professor and Head, Achutha Menon Centre for Health Science Studies, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum 695011, India Electronic address
    Indian Heart J 65:504-9. 2013
    ..Community based intervention to control hypertension is extremely limited in India. We conducted this study to find the effectiveness of a community based intervention program on the awareness, treatment and control of hypertension...
  3. ncbi request reprint Doctors' behaviour & skills for tobacco cessation in Kerala
    K R Thankappan
    Achutha Menon Centre for Health Science Studies, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
    Indian J Med Res 129:249-55. 2009
    ..Little is known about doctor's present tobacco cessation efforts in India. We examined doctors' reported inquiry into patient's use of tobacco and assessed their perceived need for training in tobacco cessation...
  4. ncbi request reprint Risk factor profile for chronic non-communicable diseases: results of a community-based study in Kerala, India
    K R Thankappan
    Achutha Menon Centre for Health Science Studies, Department of Biochemistry, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram, India
    Indian J Med Res 131:53-63. 2010
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  5. pmc Lifestyle change in Kerala, India: needs assessment and planning for a community-based diabetes prevention trial
    Meena Daivadanam
    Achutha Menon Centre for Health Science Studies, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum, Kerala, India
    BMC Public Health 13:95. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study is to describe the findings from research aimed at informing the development and evaluation of a Diabetes Prevention Programme in Kerala, India (K-DPP)...
  6. pmc Smoking cessation among diabetes patients: results of a pilot randomized controlled trial in Kerala, India
    K R Thankappan
    Achutha Menon Centre for Health Science Studies, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum, Kerala 695011, India
    BMC Public Health 13:47. 2013
    ..The objective of the study was to document the effectiveness of diabetic specific smoking cessation counseling by a non-doctor health professional in addition to a cessation advice to quit, delivered by doctors...