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Researcher: Sinha, SN (Professor Sankar Sinha)

Fields of Research

Medicine, nursing and health curriculum and pedagogy
Clinical sciences
Geriatrics and gerontology
Radiology and organ imaging
Primary health care
Clinical pharmacology and therapeutics
Medical bacteriology
Medical biochemistry - proteins and peptides (incl. medical proteomics)
Cellular immunology

Research Objectives

Clinical health
Treatment of human diseases and conditions
Other health
Learner and learning
Preventive medicine
Diagnosis of human diseases and conditions
Teaching and instruction technologies
Community health care
Outpatient care

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A leg ulcer clinic: audit of the first three years; Journal of Wound Care
Anatomical variations of the renal arterial vasculature: An Australian perspective; Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology
Aspirin in venous leg ulcer study (ASPiVLU): Study protocol for a randomised controlled trial; Trials
Barriers and enablers to patient recruitment for randomised controlled trials on treatment of chronic wounds: a systematic review; International Wound Journal
Do Leg Ulcer Clinics Improve Patients' Quality of Life?; Journal of Wound Care
Evaluating a low-fidelity inguinal canal model; Surgical and Radiologic Anatomy
Inguinal hernia repair: a global perspective; ANZ Journal of Surgery
Initial parathyroid exploration: Current trends in Australia; Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery
Interns' Day in Surgery: improving intern performance through a simulation-based course for final year medical students; A N Z Journal of Surgery
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy and Missed Malignancies; ANZ J Surg
Medical student preferences for self-directed study resources in gross anatomy; Anatomical sciences education
Mesh Plug Repair for Paraumbilical Hernia; The Surgeon
Modified TIME-H: a simplified scoring system for chronic wound management; Journal of Wound Care
Plain abdominal radiography in acute abdominal pain - is it really necessary?; Emergency Radiology: A Journal of Practical Imaging
Pyoderma gangrenosum: Guideline for wound practitioners; Journal of Wound Care
Refractory amiodarone-associated thyrotoxicosis: an indication for thyroidectomy; Australian & New Zealand Journal of Surgery
Review of Liver Trauma Management in Tasmania: An Analysis of Risk Factors for Mortality and Morbidity; Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery
Role of wound clinic teaching in the undergraduate medical curriculum; Wound Practice and Research
Severe thyrotoxicosis associated with amiodarone in an area of endemic iodine deficiency; The 42nd Annual Meeting of the Endocrine Society of Australia
Simulation based education - models for teaching surgical skills in general practice; Australian Family Physician
Simulation based education - Models for teaching surgical skills in general practice; Australian Family Physician
The Art of Escharectomy; Primary Intention
The evolution of a hospital based leg ulcer clinic; Primary Intention
TIME-H in clinical practice - a pilot study; Wound Practice and Research
Upregulation of inducible nitric oxide synthase (iNOS) expression in faster-healing chronic leg ulcers; Journal of Wound Care

Research Projects

A comparative study on the effect of hydrocolloid dressings vs. alginate dressings on the bacterial population in chronic leg ulcers; Masonic Medical Research Foundation Limited (MMRF)
Early diagnosis of primary hyperparathyroidism in Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1; Tasmanian Cancer Council (TCC)
Early diagnosis of primary hyperparathyroidism in multiple endocrine neoplasia Type-1 syndrome; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Teaching telehealth for tomorrow: A telehealth simulation program for Australia's future healthcare work force; Avant Foundation (AF)

Research Candidate Supervision

Identification of potential genetic risk markers in familial primary open-angle Glaucoma in Tasmania