Risk assessment tool and decision tree for Paraquat poisoning

Buckley, N. Risk assessment tool and decision tree for Paraquat poisoning, Asia Pacific Association of Medical Toxicology, Hong Kong (Nov 2012)   

Management of self poisoning with Paracetamol in resource poor setting

Gawarammana, I. Management of self poisoning with Paracetamol in resource poor setting, Asia Pacific Association of Medical Toxicology, Hong Kong (Nov 2012)   

Evolution of clinical and biochemical features in Paraquat self Poisoning

Gawarammana, I.  Evolution of clinical and biochemical features in Paraquat self Poisoning, Asia Pacific Association of Medical Toxicology, Hong Kong (Nov 2012)   

Efficacy of two Indian Polyvalent snake antivenoms against Sri Lankan Russell’s viper venom

Isbister, G.K.  Efficacy of two Indian Polyvalent snake antivenoms against Sri Lankan Russell’s viper venom, Asia Pacific Association of Medical Toxicology, Hong Kong (Nov 2012)   

Clotting studies and factor deficiencies of Hump-nosed Pit Viper (Hypnale hypnale) Envenoming in Sri Lanka

Maduwage, K.  Clotting studies and factor deficiencies of Hump-nosed Pit Viper (Hypnale hypnale) Envenoming in Sri Lanka, Asia Pacific Association of Medical Toxicology, Hong Kong (Nov 2012)  

Effects of Acute Organophosphorus Poisoning on Function of Peripheral Nerves: A Cohort Study

Jayasinghe, Sudheera S., Kithsiri D. Pathirana, and Nick A. Buckley. “Effects of acute organophosphorus poisoning on function of peripheral nerves: a cohort study.” PloS one 7, no. 11 (2012): e49405. abstract: Background Following acute organophosphorus (OP) poisoning patients complain of numbness without objective sensory abnormalities or other features of OP induced delayed polyneuropathy. The aim of … Continue Reading »

Acceptability and effect of a community based alcohol education program in rural Sri Lanka

Siriwardhana, P., A. H. Dawson, and R. Abeyasinge. “Acceptability and effect of a community-based alcohol education program in rural Sri Lanka.” Alcohol and alcoholism 48, no. 2 (2013): 250-256. abstract: Aims: To assess the effectiveness and acceptability of a brief community-based educational program on changing the drinking pattern of alcohol in a rural community. Methods: … Continue Reading »

Effects of acute organophosphate ingestion on cognitive function, assessed with the mini mental state examination

Jayasinghe, Sudheera S. “Effects of acute organophosphate ingestion on cognitive function, assessed with the mini mental state examination.” Journal of postgraduate medicine 58, no. 3 (2012): 171. abstract: Background : Chronic damage to the central nervous system resulting in cognitive impairment has been shown with repeated, low doses of organophosphorus (OP) exposure over month or … Continue Reading »

Comparative in-vivo toxicity of venoms from South Asian hump-nosed pit vipers (Viperidae: Crotalinae: Hypnale)

Silva, Anjana, Panduka Gunawardena, Danister Weilgama, Kalana Maduwage, and Indika Gawarammana. “Comparative in-vivo toxicity of venoms from South Asian hump-nosed pit vipers (Viperidae: Crotalinae: Hypnale).” BMC research notes 5, no. 1 (2012): 471. abstract: Background Envenoming by south Asian hump-nosed pit vipers (Genus: Hypnale) is a significant health issue in Sri Lanka and in peninsular India. … Continue Reading »

The development and validation of the Peradeniya Depression Scale (PDS) A culturally relevant tool for screening of depression in Sri Lanka

Abeyasinghe, D. R. R., S. Tennakoon, and T. N. Rajapakse. “The development and validation of the Peradeniya Depression Scale (PDS)—A culturally relevant tool for screening of depression in Sri Lanka.” Journal of affective disorders142, no. 1 (2012): 143-149. abstract: Background Cultural factors may influence the manner in which a given population interprets and conceptualizes their experience … Continue Reading »