Detection of Venom after Antivenom Is Not Associated with Persistent Coagulopathy in a Prospective Cohort of Russell’s Viper (Daboia russelii) Envenomings

Maduwage, Kalana, Margaret A. O’Leary, Fiona E. Scorgie, Seyed Shahmy, Fahim Mohamed, Chandana Abeysinghe, Harindra Karunathilake, Lisa F. Lincz, Christeine A. Gnanathasan, and Geoffrey K. Isbister. “Detection of Venom after Antivenom Is Not Associated with Persistent Coagulopathy in a Prospective Cohort of Russell’s Viper (Daboia russelii) Envenomings.” PLoS neglected tropical diseases 8, no. 12 (2014): … Continue Reading »

Detection of venom after antivenom administration is largely due to bound venom

O’Leary, Margaret A., Kalana Maduwage, and Geoffrey K. Isbister. “Detection of venom after antivenom administration is largely due to bound venom.”Toxicon 93 (2015): 112-118. abstract: Detection of recurrent venom post-antivenom in snake envenoming is commonly reported and thought to be due to insufficient antivenom. However, relatively few reports of recurrence have venom measurement, and in … Continue Reading »

Current Treatment for Venom-Induced Consumption Coagulopathy Resulting from Snakebite

Maduwage, Kalana, and Geoffrey K. Isbister. “Current treatment for venom-induced consumption coagulopathy resulting from snakebite.” PLoS neglected tropical diseases 8, no. 10 (2014): e3220. abstract: Venomous snakebite is considered the single most important cause of human injury from venomous animals worldwide. Coagulopathy is one of the commonest important systemic clinical syndromes and can be complicated … Continue Reading »

Antivenom cross neutralisation in a suspected Asian pit viper envenoming causing severe coagulopathy

Isbister, G. K., K. Maduwage, and C. B. Page. “Antivenom cross neutralisation in a suspected Asian pit viper envenoming causing severe coagulopathy.”Toxicon 90 (2014): 286-290. abstract: There is evidence of cross-neutralisation between common toxin groups in snake venoms and therefore the potential for antivenoms to be effective against species they are not raised against. Here … Continue Reading »

Stimulated single fibre electromyography using concentric needle electrode in organophosphate insecticide poisoning in Sri Lanka

Weerasinghe, V., M. Sedgwick, T. Dassanayake, I. Gawarammana, N. Senanayake, K. Naser, N. Buckley, and A. Dawson. “P337: Stimulated single fibre electromyography using concentric needle electrode in organophosphate insecticide poisoning in Sri Lanka.” Clinical Neurophysiology 125 (2014): S138. read here more

Taking Stock – What Is Known About Suicide in Sri Lanka

Pearson, Melissa, Anthony B. Zwi, Amanda K. Rouse, Ravindra Fernando, Nicholas A. Buckley, and Duncan McDuie-Ra. “Taking Stock–What Is Known About Suicide in Sri Lanka: A Systematic Review of Diverse Literature.” (2014). no text yet

Suicide in Sri Lanka 1975–2012: age, period and cohort analysis of police and hospital data

Knipe, Duleeka W., Chris Metcalfe, Ravindra Fernando, Melissa Pearson, Flemming Konradsen, Michael Eddleston, and David Gunnell. “Suicide in Sri Lanka 1975-2012: age, period and cohort analysis of police and hospital data.”BMC public health 14, no. 1 (2014): 839. no text yet

An investigation into the role of alcohol in self-harm in rural Sri Lanka: a protocol for a multimethod, qualitative study

Sørensen, Jane Brandt, Thilde Rheinländer, Birgitte Refslund Sørensen, Melissa Pearson, Thilini Agampodi, Sisira Siribaddana, and Flemming Konradsen. “An investigation into the role of alcohol in self-harm in rural Sri Lanka: a protocol for a multimethod, qualitative study.” BMJ open 4, no. 10 (2014): e005860. no text yet

Challenges and opportunities of a paperless baseline survey in Sri Lanka

Knipe, Duleeka W., Melissa Pearson, Rasmus Borgstrøm, Ravi Pieris, Manjula Weerasinghe, Chamil Priyadarshana, Michael Eddleston, David Gunnell, Chris Metcalfe, and Flemming Konradsen. “Challenges and opportunities of a paperless baseline survey in Sri Lanka.” BMC research notes 7, no. 1 (2014): 452. no text yet

Effect of acetylcholinesterase (AChE) point-of-care testing in OP poisoning on knowledge, attitudes and practices of treating physicians in Sri Lanka

Rajapakse, Bishan N., Teresa Neeman, and Nicholas A. Buckley. “Effect of acetylcholinesterase (AChE) point-of-care testing in OP poisoning on knowledge, attitudes and practices of treating physicians in Sri Lanka.” BMC health services research 14, no. 1 (2014): 104. no text yet