A community-based cluster randomised trial of safe storage to reduce pesticide self-poisoning in rural Sri Lanka: study protocol

Pearson, Melissa, Flemming Konradsen, David Gunnell, Andrew H. Dawson, Ravi Pieris, Manjula Weerasinghe, Duleeka W. Knipe et al. “A community-based cluster randomised trial of safe storage to reduce pesticide self-poisoning in rural Sri Lanka: study protocol.” BMC public health 11, no. 1 (2011): 879. abstract: Background The WHO recognises pesticide poisoning to be the single most … Continue Reading »

Evaluation of the Test-mate ChE (Cholinesterase) Field Kit in Acute Organophosphorus Poisoning

Rajapakse, Bishan N., Horst Thiermann, Peter Eyer, Franz Worek, Steven J. Bowe, Andrew H. Dawson, and Nicholas A. Buckley. “Evaluation of the Test-mate ChE (cholinesterase) field kit in acute organophosphorus poisoning.”Annals of emergency medicine 58, no. 6 (2011): 559-564. abstract: Study objective Measurement of acetylcholinesterase (AChE) is recommended in the management of organophosphorus poisoning, which results … Continue Reading »

Sub Clinical Neuromuscular Junction Dysfunction following self poisoning with Paraquat

Jayasinghe, S.S., Pathirana, K.D., Buckley, N.A. Sub Clinical Neuromuscular Junction Dysfunction following self poisoning with Paraquat, Asia Pacific Association of Medical Toxicology, Malaysia(Nov 2011)  

Peripheral Nerve Function in Paraquat Survivors

Jayasinghe, S.S.,Buckley, N.A., Pathirana, K.D. Peripheral Nerve Function in Paraquat Survivors, Asia Pacific Association of Medical Toxicology, Malaysia(Nov 2011)  

Hump-nosed Pit Viper(Genus:Hipnale) Envenoming in Sri Lanka: A study of Epidemiology and Clinical Profiles Across Species

Maduwage, K.,  Silva, A., Bowatta, S., Mendis, S., Gawaramman, I. Hump-nosed Pit Viper(Genus:Hipnale) Envenoming in Sri Lanka: A study of Epidemiology and Clinical Profiles Across Species, Asia Pacific Association of Medical Toxicology, Malaysia(Nov 2011)  

Agricultural risk factors of chronic kidney disease of unknown aetiology in North central region of Sri Lanka

Jayasekara, J.M.K.S., Dissanayaka, D.M., Gunaratna, M.D.N., Thilakarathna, S. Agricultural risk factors of chronic kidney disease of unknown aetiology in North central region of Sri Lanka, Asia Pacific Association of Medical Toxicology, Malaysia(Nov 2011)  

The changing patterns of the epidemiology of acute self poisoning in rural Sri Lanka

Senarathan, L., Jayamanna, S., Kelly, P., Buckley, N.A., Dibley, M..J.,  Dawson, A. H. The changing patterns of the epidemiology of acute self poisoning in rural Sri Lanka, Asia Pacific Association of Medical Toxicology, Malaysia(Nov 2011)  

Short term effects of Cyanobacterial toxin extracts on Mice

Dissanayaka, D. M., Jayasekera, J.M.K.B., Rathnayake, P., Wickramasinghe, W., Radella, Y. A. Short term effects of Cyanobacterial toxin extracts on Mice, Asia Pacific Association of Medical Toxicology, Malaysia(Nov 2011)  

The in vitro Toxicity of venoms from South Asian Hump-nosed Pit Vipers(Viperidae:Hypnale)

Maduwage, K., Hodgson, W. C., Konstantakopoulos, N., Leary, M.A.O., Gawarammana, I., Isbister, G. K. The in vitro Toxicity of venoms from South Asian Hump-nosed Pit Vipers(Viperidae:Hypnale), Asia Pacific Association of Medical Toxicology, Malaysia(Nov 2011)

Comparative in vivo toxicity of venoms from south Asian Hump-nosed Pit Vipers(Viperidae: Hypnale)

Silva, A., Gunawardana, P., Maduwage, K., Gawarammana, I.,  Weilgama, D. Comparative in vivo toxicity of venoms from south Asian Hump-nosed Pit Vipers(Viperidae: Hypnale) , Asia Pacific Association of Medical Toxicology, Malaysia(Nov 2011)