Dr. Lakshmi
College of Nursing
Assistant Professor
Medical Registration number: 
TNNMC Registration number: RN:54199 RM:60307
Academic Qualifications: 

M.Sc (Critical Care Nsg), Ph.D. (N).

Special Area of Interest: 
: Critical Care, Medical-Surgical Nursing, Cardiac Rehabilitation, Nursing Education and Research
  1. Sriram Premkumar, Ramamoorthy L, Pillai AA. Impact of nurse-led cardiac rehabilitation on patients’ behavioral and physiological parameters after coronary intervention.A pilot randomized controlled trial. J Family Community Med. 2021;29:17-21
  2. Bhattacharyya A, Ramamoorthy L, Pottakkat B. Effect of Pre-operative Nutritional Protocol Implementation on Postoperative Outcomes Following Gastrointestinal Surgeries: A Randomized Clinical Trial. J Caring Sci. 2021 Sep 13;10(4):177-183. doi: 10.34172/jcs.2021.030. PMID: 34849362; PMCID: PMC8609123.
  3. Joseph NM, Ramamoorthy L, Satheesh S. Atypical Manifestations of Women Presenting with Myocardial Infarction at Tertiary Health Care Center: An Analytical Study. J Midlife Health. 2021 Jul-Sep;12(3):219-224. doi: 10.4103/jmh.JMH_20_20. Epub 2021 Oct 16. PMID: 34759704; PMCID: PMC8569458.
  4. Lalthanthuami HT, Kumari MJ, Venkateswaran R, Lakshmi PR, Ramamoorthy L. Performance of 3 mL versus 5 mL Discarded Volume for Blood Sampling from Central Venous Access Device. J Lab Physicians. 2021 Jun;13(2):112-117. doi: 10.1055/s-0041-1726669. Epub 2021 Jun 17. PMID: 34483554; PMCID: PMC8409120.
  5. V B, Kumari MJ, Krishnan G, Ramamoorthy L. Under- or overpressure: an audit of endotracheal cuff pressure monitoring at the tertiary care center. Acute Crit Care. 2021 Nov 5. doi: 10.4266/acc.2021.00024. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34736298.
  6. Davis D, Ramamoorthy L, Pottakkat B. Impact of stoma on lifestyle and health-related quality of life in patients living with stoma: A cross-sectional study. J Educ Health Promot. 2020 Nov 26;9:328. doi: 10.4103/jehp.jehp_256_20. PMID: 33426132; PMCID: PMC7774637
  7. Ghosh S, Ramamoorthy L, Pottakat B. Impact of Structured Clinical Handover Protocol on Communication and Patient Satisfaction. J Patient Exp. 2021 Mar 3;8:2374373521997733. doi: 10.1177/2374373521997733. PMID: 34179390; PMCID: PMC8205370.
  8. Anitha Pavithran A, Ramamoorthy L, Bs S, Murugesan R, Mj K. Comparison of Fingertip vs Palm Site Sampling on Pain Perception, and Variation in Capillary Blood Glucose Level among Patients with Diabetes Mellitus. J Caring Sci. 2020 Dec 1;9(4):182-187. doi: 10.34172/jcs.2020.028. PMID: 33409161; PMCID: PMC7770390.
  9. Jothi A, Ramamoorthy L, Nair PP. The Effect of Comprehensive Video-Assisted Epilepsy Education on Drug Adherence and Self-Care in People with Epilepsy. J Neurosci Rural Pract. 2020 Oct;11(4):538-544. doi: 10.1055/s-0040-1713841. Epub 2020 Jul 2. PMID: 33144788; PMCID: PMC7595793.
  10. Baskar A, George N, Sarika ML, Ramamoorthy L. Self-Medication Practices: A Threat to Health Care. Indian J Community Med. 2020 Jul-Sep;45(3):388-389. doi: 10.4103/ijcm.IJCM_368_19. Epub 2020 Sep 1. PMID: 33354029; PMCID: PMC7745800
  11. Das AM, Ramamoorthy L, Narayan SK, Wadvekar V, Harichandrakumar KT. Adherence to Antiepileptic Regime: A Cross-sectional Survey. Neurol India. 2020 Jul-Aug;68(4):856-860. doi: 10.4103/0028-3886.293468. PMID: 32859828.
  12. Rani EP, Ramamoorthy L, Satheesh S. Relationship between ankle Brachial Index and Pattern of Coronary Artery Disease: An observational study. J Family Med Prim Care. 2020 Sep 30;9(9):5079-5080. doi: 10.4103/jfmpc.jfmpc_647_20. PMID: 33209853; PMCID: PMC7652141.
  13. Velmurugan S, Prabakar V, Bethou A, Ramamoorthy L. Perceptions on human milk donation and banking: Maternal optimism. J Family Med Prim Care. 2020 Nov 30;9(11):5820-5821. doi: 10.4103/jfmpc.jfmpc_998_20. PMID: 33532450; PMCID: PMC7842455.
  14. Beerendrakumar N, Ramamoorthy L, Haridasan S. Dietary and Fluid Regime Adherence in Chronic Kidney Disease Patients. J Caring Sci. 2018 Mar 1;7(1):17-20. doi: 10.15171/jcs.2018.003. PMID: 29637052; PMCID: PMC5889793.
  15. Das AM, Ramamoorthy L, Narayan SK, Wadwekar V. Barriers of Drug Adherence among Patients with Epilepsy: in Tertiary Care Hospital, South India. J Caring Sci. 2018 Dec 1;7(4):177-181. doi: 10.15171/jcs.2018.027. PMID: 30607357; PMCID: PMC6311624.
  16. George L, Ramamoorthy L, Satheesh S, Saya RP, Subrahmanyam DK. Prehospital delay and time to reperfusion therapy in ST elevation myocardial infarction. J Emerg Trauma Shock. 2017 Apr-Jun;10(2):64-69. doi: 10.4103/0974-2700.201580. PMID: 28367010; PMCID: PMC5357880.
  17. JL Jayalekshmi, R Lakshmi, A Mukherji, S Arul Nisha. Effect of application of honey on oral mucositis: randomized Clinical trial. Int.J.Adv.Res.2017;3:498-505
  18. George NM, Ramamoorthy L, Satheesh S, Jayapragasam KM. Gender divides in the clinical profiles of patients with acute myocardial infarction at a tertiary care center in South India. J Family Community Med. 2021 Jan-Apr;28(1):42-47. doi: 10.4103/jfcm.JFCM_443_20. Epub 2021 Jan 7. PMID: 33679188; PMCID: PMC7927970.
  19. Jayalekshmi JLLakshmi RMukerji A1. Honey on oral mucositis: A Randomized controlled trial. Gulf J Oncolog.2016 Jan;1(20):30-7.
  20. L Ramamoorthy . Golden nuggets in nursing practice: Evidence to bedside practice (Series-II).TNNMC Journal of Medical & Surgical Nursing, 2018
  21. L Ramamoorthy , Golden nuggets in nursing practice: Evidence to bedside practice (series-1) TNNMC Journal of Medical & Surgical Nursing, 2017
  22. P Ramammoorthy L,Prasath D. Psychological outcome and its determinants of patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) and valvular surgeries. International Journal of Current Research.2019;12:11
  23. Lakshmi Ramamoorthy, Roopesh Kumar, Harichandra Kumar KT. Foleys Catheter vs Conventional Suction Catheter in Tracheostomy Suctioning. Nursing J Ind.2018
  24. Lakshmi Ramamoorthy. Post-operative pain management strategies: Nursing Perspectives. Asian J Nursing Education and Research.2021;11(2)189-92
  25. Lakshmi R, Andrews Rachel, Chumber Sunil. A study to compare the effectiveness of Normal saline Vs Tap water in irrigation of chronic wounds. International Journal of Nursing Education. 2011; 3(1):19-21
  26. Lakshmi R, Rajeshwari. Nutritional Support in Critically ill Patients. International Journal of Nursing Education.2011; 3(2):64-65.
  27. P Ramammoorthy L,Prasath D. Physical outcome and its determinants of patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) and valvular surgeries. International Journal of Current Research.2020;12:11
  28. Lakshmi R, Rajeshwari. Knowledge and Practices of Nurses about Nutrition of Intensive Care Patients at Multispecialty Hospital. International Journal of Nursing Education. 2012; 4(2):219-221
  29. Lakshmi R, Rajeshwari V, Ashok SB. Enteral feeding practices among critically ill patients in a Tertiary care center. Annals of Health and Health Sciences. 2015:2:32-37
  30. Shanila BR, Lakshmi R, Ajith AKP, ArulNisha S. Risk Factors Associated with Coronary Angigram. International Journal of Advanced Medical and Health Research.2016:11-14
  31. Lakshmi R, Rajeswari, V. Badhe AS. Critically ill patients: nursing practices on enteral feeding. International Journal of Current Research.2015;11:23221-23


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Assistant Professor