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 »

Health resources and pesticide bans: Effect on suicide mortality in Sri Lanka

Dawson, A.H., Jayamanne, S.J., Gawarammana, I., Manuweera, G., Buckley, N.A. Health resources and pesticide bans: Effect on suicide mortality in Sri Lanka, Asia Pacific Association of Medical Toxicology, China (Sep 2014)  Click here for full text

Forum theatre based community education to promote recommended first aid for poisoning and snakebite in rural areas – evidence from Sri Lanka

Senarathna, L., Gawarammana, I. B., Guruge, D. N., Dawson, A. H. Forum theatre based community education to promote recommended first aid for poisoning and snakebite in rural areas – evidence from Sri Lanka , Asia Pacific Association of Medical Toxicology, China (Sep 2014)  Click here for full text

Identification of acute kidney injury and associated renal biomarker profiles due to glory lily (gloriosa superba) intoxication

Wijerathna, T.M., Dissanayake, D.M., Fahim, M., Gawarammana, I.B., Buckley,N.A. Identification of acute kidney injury and associated renal biomarker profiles due to glory lily (gloriosa superba) intoxication, Asia Pacific Association of Medical Toxicology, China (Sep 2014)  Click here for full text

Identification of acute kidney injury and associated renal biomarker panels due to an emerging epidemic of oxalic acid self-poisoning

Wijerathna, T.M., Dissanayake, D.M., Fahim, M., Gawarammana, I.B., Buckley. N.A. Identification of acute kidney injury and associated renal biomarker panels due to an emerging epidemic of oxalic acid self-poisoning, Asia Pacific Association of Medical Toxicology, China (Sep 2014)  Click here for full text

Rate and predictors of intentional self-poisoning and repetition of intentional self-poisoning in rural Sri Lanka

Pushpakumara, P.H.G.J., Adikari, A.M.P., Dawson, A.H. Rate and predictors of intentional self-poisoning and repetition of intentional self-poisoning in rural Sri Lanka, Asia Pacific Association of Medical Toxicology, China (Sep 2014)  Click here for full text

The role of nurses in the care of patients with deliberate selfharm in rural Sri Lankan communities

De Silva, A.N.L.M., Senarathna, L., Pinnawala, S.K., Dawson, A. The role of nurses in the care of patients with deliberate selfharm in rural Sri Lankan communities, Asia Pacific Association of Medical Toxicology, China (Sep 2014)  Click here for full text

The performance of 20-min whole blood clotting test in detection of venom induced consumption coagulopathy from russell’s viper (daboiarusselii) bites

Ratnayake, I.U., Dissanayake, D.M., Buckley, N.A., Isbister, G.K. The performance of 20-min whole blood clotting test in detection of venom induced consumption coagulopathy from russell’s viper (daboiarusselii) bites, Asia Pacific Association of Medical Toxicology, China (Sep 2014) Click here for full text