dr-s. prathapan

RESEARCH & PUBLICATIONS


 

Dr.  S. Prathapan

Dr. S. Prathapan

Senior Lecturer Grade II and Head
Department of Community Medicine

Telephone - Office : +94 11 2758000 Ext: 4175     
E-mail : drpbshamini@yahoo.com


 

RESEARCH PRESENTATIONS


  1. Prathapan S., Prathapan R., Wijeratne C. N. An evaluation of sonographic parameters of fetal growth, maternal glycaemia and pregnancy outcome of gestational diabetes mellitus in a Sri Lankan tertiary care unit. Annual Scientific Sessions of the College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Sri Lanka: oral presentation; 2007.
  2. Prathapan S., Prathapan R., Fonseka P. Health service factors for pre term delivery. Annual Scientific Sessions of the College of Community Physicians. Sri Lanka: oral presentation; 2007.
  3. Prathapan S., Fonseka P., Prathapan R. Pregnancy related risk factors for preterm delivery. Annual Scientific Sessions of the Perinatal Society. Sri Lanka: Oral Presentation; 2007.
  4. Prathapan R., Marasinghe U., Prathapan S. Randomized control trial of Prophylactic Oxytocin versus Ergometrine for the prevention of Atonic Primary Post partum Haemorrhage. South Asia Federation of Obstetrics and Gynecologists (SAFOG) Conference Sri Lanka: oral presentation; 2007.
  5. Prathapan S., Fonseka P., Prathapan R. Selected obstetric Pregnancy related risk factors for preterm delivery. Annual Scientific Sessions of the Perinatal Society. Sri Lanka: poster presentation; 2007.
  6. Prathapan R., Upali Marasinghe, Prathapan S. Annual Scientific Sessions of the College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Routine uterotonic drug prophylaxis for Atonic Post Partum Heamorrhage and outcomes in the third stage of labour. Sri Lanka: oral presentation; 2008.
  7. Prathapan R., Amarasinghe I., Prathapan S. An audit on cardiotrophograph in an obstetric unit. Annual Scientific Sessions of the College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Sri Lanka: oral presentation; 2008.
  8. Iresha M.A.G., Prathapan S., Senevirathne H.R. Effect of counseling on contraception in women with heart disease. Annual Scientific Sessions of the College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Sri Lanka: oral presentation; 2008.
  9. Banneheke H., Fernandopulle R., Wickramasinghe R., Fernando N., De Silva G., Tilakaratne D., et al. Evaluation of laboratory techniques and assessment of self obtained vaginal swabs for the diagnosis of trichomoniasis among women in Colombo,Sri Lanka. International Union against sexually transmitted Infections. Milan, Italy: oral presentation; 2008.
  10. Prathapan S., Fonseka P., Prathapan R. Indoor air pollution and preterm delivery. Indoor Air, The 11th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate. Copenhagen, Denmark: one page paper presentation; 2008.
  11. Gunawardane DMDEA., De Sila IDGG., Thilakaratne WDT., Prathapan S., Priyadarshana GDPK., Wickramasinghe R., et al. Opportunistic parasitic infetcions in a selected group of immunocompromised patients. Annual Scientific Sessions of the Sri Lanka College of Physicians. Sri Lanka: Poster presentation; 2008.
  12. Gunawardane DMDEA., De Sila IDGG., Thilakaratne WDT., Prathapan S., Ekanayake S., Wickramasinghe R. Parasitic infections among institutionalised individuals Annual Scientific Sessions of the Sri Lanka College of Microbiologists. Sri Lanka: Poster presentation; 2008.
  13. Gunawardane DMDEA., Priyadarshana GDK., Prathapan S., Wickramasinghe R., Ekanayake S. Proportion of infections and clinical features of Toxoplasma gondi, Strongyloides stercoralis and Cryptosporidium parvum among a selected group of immunocompromised patients. Ceylon College of Physicians. Sri Lanka: Oral presentation; 2008.
  14. Banneheke B.M.H.A., Fernandopulle R.C., Wickramasinghe R., Prathapan S. Use of dipstick test and self obtained low vaginal swabs in the diagnosis of Trichomoniasis. Annual Scientific Sessions of the College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Sri Lanka: oral presentation; 2008.
  15. Faleel A., Amarakoon P., Prathapan S., Kumarasena L., Dissanayake M., Pathirana A. Assessment of Knowledge on Preventive Methods and First Aid Practices of Snake Bite among People in Anuradhapura District. 50th Anniversary Academic Conference of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura. Sri Lanka; 2009.
  16. Rathnayake D., Dodanwela A., Prathapan S., Kulasinghe M., Wicktemasinghe R. Purpose of usage of the Information technology Laboratory (IT lab) by medical students of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura. 50th Anniversary Academic conference of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura. Sri Lanka; 2009.
  17. Madurangi WH., Prathapan S., Costa MN., Priyadarshini NAD., Dimuthumali WGD., Piyadasa WHS., et al. Respiratory symptoms and lung function tests among gem cutters in Ratnapura MOH area. 50th Anniversary Academic Conference of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura. Sri Lanka: Poster presentation; 2009.
  18. Wanigabandu LV., Prathapan S., Somaweera SWR., Bandara KGMW., Suranga MA., De Alwis HM., et al. Visual impairment and associated factors among school children: a case control study. College of General Practioners of Sri Lanka. Colombo: Oral presentation; 2010.
  19. Prathapan S., Prathapan R., Jude S., Suthananthan G., Wijeyasiri A. Post conflict contraceptive needs of the internally displaced women. Kotelawala Defence University symposium on post conflict. Sri Lanka: Oral presentation; 2011.
  20. Prathapan S. Prevention and First Aid Practices of Snake Bite in Anuradhapura district. Post Graduate Institute of Medicine- 30th Anniversary sessions. Sri Lanka: Poster presentation; 2011.
  21. Prathapan S., Adams J., Bythell M., Rankin J. Socio-economic deprivation and uptake of Down syndrome screening in Northern England. Society of Social Medicine conference UK; 2011.
  22. Bell R., Tennant PWG., Prathapan S., Bilous R. Risk of recurrent adverse pregnancy outcome in women with diabetes. Fetal and Neonatal - an edition of Archives of Disease in Childhood. June 2011;96 (1):129.
  23. P Tennant, S Prathapan, R Bilous, R Bell. Outcomes in successive pregnancies in women with pre-gestational diabetes. Diabetic Medicine. 2011;28.
  24. PWG Tennant, S Prapathan, R Bilous, R Bell. Recurrence of adverse pregnancy outcomes in women with pre-gestational diabetes. J Epidemiol Community Health 2011;65: A214-A215 doi:10.1136/jech.2011.142976h.22. http://jech.bmj.com/content/65/Suppl_1/A214.4
  25. Balagobi B, Silva WTT, Chandrasekera SK, Sutharshan K, Prathapan S, Weerakkodi A. Relationship of Prostate Volume and Prostate specific antigen levels in Sri Lankan men with benign prostatic Hyperplasia. 41stannual Academic sessions of the college of Surgeons of Sri Lanka jointly with the Royal college of Surgeons of Edinburgh, 2012 August.
  26. Wanigabandu LV., Prathapan S., Somaweera SWR., Bandara KGMW., Suranga MA., De Alwis HM., et al. Visual impairment and associated factors among school children: a case control study. Asia Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health : poster presentation; 2012.
  27. Gunasekera HAKM, Silva KCDP, Prathapan S, Mananwaththa S, Weerasinghe G, Abeygunasekera N. Prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoea in women attending sexually transmitted disease (STD) clinics in the Colombo District. Sri Lanka College of Venereologists, 17th Annual Scientific sessions 2012.
  28. Balasooriya A, Samarasinghe TM, Perera PLD, Kalinga TD, Prathapan S, Kottahachchi. Are the health care workers geared to prevent H1N1 in the future? Scientific Sessions 2012. Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura.
  29. Prathapan, R., Prathapan, S., Lindmark, G., Fonseka, P., Lokubalasooriya, A. Quality of detection of pregnancy induced hypertension to reduce maternal mortality to one digit in Sri Lanka. RCOG 2012
  30. G. Kisokanth, S. Prathapan, Knowledge about Diabetes Mellitus among the Tamil Diabetic in a selected center in the Batticaloa District, Sri Lanka. 4th Biannual Meeting of Diabetes in Asia Study Group, 1-3rd of May, 2014, Al Bustan Palace Hotel in Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
  31. Peter W.G.Tennant, Rudy Bilous, Shamini Prathapan, Ruth Bell. Risk of serious adverse outcomes in the first and second pregnancies of women with pre-existing diabetes: A cohort study from the North of England. J Epidemiology Community Health 2014;68:Suppl 1 A19-A20 doi:10.1136/jech-2014-204726.38

RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS


  1. Prathapan S., Bell R., Crowder D. Funnel plots for comparing institutional performance of antenatal care in pregnant women with diabetes. Ceylon Medical Journal. 2011.
  2. Prathapan S., Fonseka P., Lindmark G., Lokubalasooriya A., Prathapan R. How good is the quality of antenatal care in the Colombo district of Sri Lanka in diagnosing and treating anemia? Quality of Primary care. 2011;19.
  3. Shamini Prathapan, Jean Adams, Mary Bythell, Judith Rankin, Are there socio-economic inequalities in the uptake of Down syndrome screening in the UK? Prenatal Diagnosis, Volume 32, Issue 3, pages 293-295, March 2012.
  4. S. Prathapan, P. Fonseka , G. Lindmark, R.Prathapan, A. Lokubalasooriya,The need for quality improvement in diagnosing pregnancy induced hypertension in Sri Lanka. South East Asia Journal Of Public Health 2012;2(2):55-60. ISSN: 2220-9476
  5. S Prathapan, P Hettiarachchi, S W Wimalasekara. Respiratory illnesses and ventilatory function among gem cutters in Sri Lanka. Ceylon Medical Journal 2013; 58: 29-31.
  6. S. Prathapan, P. Fonseka , G. Lindmark, R.Prathapan, A. Lokubalasooriya, Quality of Field Antenatal Clinics Services Checklist: A Valid and Reliable Tool for Quality Improvement, Asian Journal of Pharmacy, Nursing and Medical Sciences (ISSN: 2321 - 3639) Volume 01- Issue 01, June 2013
  7. H Banneheke, R Fernandopulle, S Prathapan, G de Silva, N Fernando, R Wickremasinghe., Ceylon Medical Journal 2013; 58: 122-123
  8. G. Kisokanth, S. Prathapan. Factors influencing self-management of diabetes mellitus - a review article, Journal of Diabetology, October 2013; 3:1
  9. Kumarasinghe A. Sriyani, Sudharshani Wasalathanthri, Priyadharshika Hettiarachchi, Shamini Prathapan. Predictors of Diabetic Foot and Leg Ulcers in a Developing Country with a Rapid Increase in the Prevalence of Diabetes Mellitus, PLOS ONE November 2013, Volume 8, Issue 11.
  10. Gunasekera HAKM, Silva KCDP, Prathapan S, Mananwaththa S, Weerasinghe G, and Abeygunasekera N. Prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis in women attending sexually transmitted disease (STD) clinics in the Colombo District, Sri Lanka. Indian Journal of Pathology and Microbiology2014;57(1):55-60 (SCI Journal)
  11. Shamini Prathapan, Lagath U Wanigabandu , D De Silva, V. Serasinghe, N. Dadigamuwa, M. Sannasuriya, M Rajakaruna, Neelangani D.G.Lamahewage Anxiety of adult patients undergoing general anaesthesia and their myths and Beliefs. Vol 24, No 1 (2014) page 11 -14.
  12. Shamini Prathapan, Kumudu Wijewardena, R.Prathapan - A Review on Food and Beverages Advertisements on Television aimed at Children, International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications (IJSRP), Volume 4, Issue 3, March 2014 Edition.
  13. T.M. Wijesuriya, M.M. Weerasekera, J. Kottahachchi, K.N.P. Ranasinghe, M.S.S. Dissanayake, S. Prathapan, T.D.C.P. Gunasekara, A. Nagahawatte, L. D. Guruge, U. Bulugahapitiya, and S.S.N. Fernando. Proportion of lower limb fungal foot infections in patients with type 2 diabetes at a tertiary care hospital in Sri Lanka. Indian Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism. 2014 Jan-Feb; 18(1): 63-69. doi: 10.4103/2230-8210.126556.
  14. Sudharshani Wasalathanthri, Priyadarshika Hettiarachchi and Shamini Prathapan, Sweet taste sensitivity in pre-diabetics, diabetics and normoglycemic controls: a comparative cross sectional study, BMC Endocrine Disorders 2014, 14:67 doi:10.1186/1472-6823-14-67
  15. Peter W.G.Tennant, Rudy Bilous, Shamini Prathapan, Ruth Bell, Risk and Recurrences of serious Adverse outcomes in the first and secong pregnancies of women with preexisting Diabetes, Diabetes Care. DOI: 10.2337/ dc14-1888. January 2015
  16. Chandima Jeewandara, Thiruni N. Adikari, Laksiri Gomes, Samitha Fernando, R. H. Fernando, M. K. T. Perera, Dinuka Ariyaratne, Achala Kamaladasa, Maryam Salimi, Shamini Prathapan, Graham S. Ogg, Gathsaurie Neelika Malavige. Functionality of Dengue Virus Specific Memory T Cell Responses in Individuals Who Were Hospitalized or Who Had Mild or Subclinical Dengue Infection. PLOS Neglected Diseases, DOI:10.1371/journal.pntd.0003673 April 13, 2015.