Ramesh Unnikrishnan

Assistant Professor - Senior Scale

Department of Respiratory Therapy

Qualification: In-charge Head of the Department

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Mr. Ramesh Unnikrishnan is In-charge Head of the Department and Assistant Professor - Senior Scale in Department of Respiratory Therapy at SOAHS, Manipal.

    He:

    • Performs and coordinates administrative works in the department.
    • Conducts clinical rounds.
    • Prepares patient specific respiratory care plan.
    • Transports patient to and from ICU’s to both intra and inter-hospital.
    • Is involved in cardiopulmonary resuscitation team.
    • Assists several invasive and non-invasive procedures in ICU.

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Subject code Semester
Respiratory Therapy Science 1 First year
Applied Cardiopulmonary Anatomy and Physiology Second year
Critical Care Medicine 1 and 2 Postgraduate, First year and Second year
Advanced Respiratory Therapy Science 1 and 2 Postgraduate, First year and Second year
Basic Sciences Postgraduate, First year

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MSc Respiratory Therapy Adult Respiratory Care, Manipal Academy of Higher Education 2010

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
SOAHS, Manipal Assistant Professor 2010- 2013

Gloriosa superba poisoning - A case report

2013-01-01 CBG Akhila

Ind J Resp Care.

Clinical outcomes of patients admitted with organophosphorus poisoning in a tertiary hospital in Udupi district

2012-01-01 Shenoy A

Ind J Resp Care.

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Non-Invasive Ventilation, Ventilator Graphics, Aerosol Therapy, Cardiac Life Support, Patient Transportation (intra and inter hospital), Cardiopulmonary Monitoring, Critical Care Medicine.

Area of Expertise

Ventilator Graphics, Mechanical Ventilation.

Area of Research

Organ phosphorus Poisoning, Newer modes of Ventilation, Recruitment Maunders in Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome.

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

• Lifetime Member of Indian Association Respiratory Care (IARC).
• Life Member of Indian Association of Respiratory Care.
• Web Member American Association of Respiratory Care.
• Member of Sliver – under 35 Category European Respiratory Society.