Balamurugan E, M.Sc (N), PhD,

    Mr. Balamurugan is a PhD scholar from national consortium for PhD in Nursing, New Delhi. He earned his Bachelor degree from Mother Theresa Post Graduate Research Institute of Health Sciences (Pondicherry University) with University II rank. He completed his Master Degree from All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, in the discipline of Neurosciences Nursing with Distinction. His main interest is research in Epilepsy, work environment of nurses, medication error, organ donation, euthanasia, prevention of ventilator associated pneumonia and Nursing Clinical trials. He has experience as teaching faculty for undergraduate and post graduate programme in Vinayaka Mission University, Puducherry. He currently works as a clinical nurse in Government General Hospital, Karaikal. He was very active in doing research and disseminating it in various forums. His paper on Seizure triggers among people with epilepsy won Best paper Award in 2011 in International Epilepsy Congress held in Cochin. His Poster on Evidenced based Trauma Nursing Won Best poster award in the same year, in International Trauma Conference held in New Delhi. He was actively involved in International Aurocity Rotary Club and conducted various First Aid Training Programme for School and College Students. He serves in the editorial Board of many international journals. Few Publication of him were as follows:-


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1. Balamurugan E, Aggarwal M, Lamba A, Dang N, Tripathi M. Perceived trigger factors of seizures in persons with epilepsy. Seizure. 2013 Nov;22(9):743-7. doi: 10.1016/j.seizure.2013.05.018. Epub 2013 Jun 24. PMID: 23806632.

2. Balamurugan E, Dileep ET, Effect of oral care solutions in reducing ventilator associated pneumonia- Review of Current evidence, Nurs J India. 2012 Nov-Dec;103(6):282-4. PMID: 23923602.

3. Balamurugan E, A Comparative Study to Assess the Usage of Self medication among Selected Urban and Rural Community of Pudhucherry, Journal of Public Health Research & Development. January-March 2013, 4(1) : 39-41.

4. Balmurugan E , Kanimozhi, Govindakumari. Effectiveness of chlorhexidine oral hygiene on ventilator associated pneumonia. British Journal of Medical Practitioner. 2012;5(1):a512.

5. Balamurugn E, Medication Error from Formation to prevention. Prism Journal.2012, 2(1): 19-23.

6. Balamurugan E, Sellappa Karthich, Knowledge and attitude regarding passive Euthanasia among Medical practitioner in Kancheepuram, South India, Journal of Medical Education Research and Ethics, 2012, 2(3):254-259.

7. Balamurugan , Ganesh K. Prevalence and pattern of self medication use coastal regions of pudhucherry. British Journal of Medical Practitioner. 2011; 4(3):a428.

8. Balamurugan. Amnion Harvest. Nightingale Nursing Times.2008, 4(2) ;28-30.

9. Balamurugan, Sundaramoorthy. Food Consumption and Drug interaction. Nightingale Nursing Times.2009, 5(2): 28-30.

10. Balamurugan. Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner. Nightingale Nursing Times.2009, 5(2): 38-40.