Clinical pharmacy in Sri Lanka: translating training into practice

Coombes, Ian, Judith Coombes, and Andrew Dawson. “Clinical pharmacy in Sri Lanka: translating training into practice.” Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Research 45, no. 4 (2015): 392-393. Sri Lanka has a strong national health system, which has achieved developed world health outcomes. It has also had a sustained commitment to drug policy ranging from its … Continue Reading »

Comparative analysis of four selected interventions to prevent access to pesticides through vendors for self-poisoning – a stakeholder analysis

Weerasinghe, M., Konradsen,F., Eddleston, M., Pearson, M., Gunnell, D. Comparative analysis of four selected interventions to prevent access to pesticides through vendors for self-poisoning – a stakeholder analysis, Asia Pacific Association of Medical Toxicology, Australia (Dec 2015)  Click here for full text

Snake antivenom for snake venom induced consumption coagulopathy – a cochrane review

Maduwage, K., Buckley, N.A., de Silva, H.J., Lalloo, D.G., Isbister, G.K. Snake antivenom for snake venom induced consumption coagulopathy – a cochrane review, Asia Pacific Association of Medical Toxicology, Australia (Dec 2015)  Click here for full text

Mechanism-specific renal biomarkers predict nephrotoxicity early following glyphosate surfactant herbicide (GPSH) poisoning

Mohamed, F., Endre, Z.H., Pickering, J.W., Gawarammana, I., Buckley, N.A. Mechanism-specific renal biomarkers predict nephrotoxicity early following glyphosate surfactant herbicide (GPSH) poisoning. Asia Pacific Association of Medical Toxicology, Australia (Dec 2015)  Click here for full text

Urinary neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin is an early biomarker of acute kidney injury following russell’s viper envenoming

Ratnayake, I.U., Fahim, M., Shihana, F., Dissanayake, D.M., Buckley, N.A., Maduwage, K., Chathuranga, U., Aslam, Z., Isbister, G.K. Urinary neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin is an early biomarker of acute kidney injury following russell’s viper envenoming, Asia Pacific Association of Medical Toxicology, Australia (Dec 2015)  Click here for full text

Pharmacological characterization of the major neurotoxin and myotoxin from Sri Lankan russell’s viper (daboia russelli) venom

Silva, A., Kneisz, D., Kuruppu, S., Hodgson, W.C., Isbister, G.K. Pharmacological characterization of the major neurotoxin and myotoxin from Sri Lankan russell’s viper (daboia russelli) venom. Asia Pacific Association of Medical Toxicology, Australia (Dec 2015)  Click here for full text

Effect of pro-coagulant snake venoms on different animal plasma

Maduwage, K., Scorgie, F., Lincz, L., O’Leary, M., Isbister, G.K. Effect of pro-coagulant snake venoms on different animal plasma, Asia Pacific Association of Medical Toxicology, Australia (Dec 2015)  Click here for full text

Evaluation of the “che check mobile” accuracy in measurement of acetylcholinesterase and plasma cholinesterase in anticholinesterase poisoning

Shihana, F., Worek, F., Shahmy, S., Rathgamage, S., Jeevan, H.K., Buckley, N.A. Evaluation of the “che check mobile” accuracy in measurement of acetylcholinesterase and plasma cholinesterase in anticholinesterase poisoning, Asia Pacific Association of Medical Toxicology, Australia (Dec 2015)  Click here for full text

Paediatric poisoning in rural Sri Lanka

Prasadi, G.A.M., Mohamed, F., Senarathna, L., Dawson, A. Paediatric poisoning in rural Sri Lanka, Asia Pacific Association of Medical Toxicology, Australia (Dec 2015) Click here for full text

Risk factors associated with purchasing pesticide from shops for self-poisoning – A population-based case control study

Weerasinghe, M., Konradsen, F., Eddleston, M., Gunnell, D., Jayamanne, S., Agampodi, S. Risk factors associated with purchasing pesticide from shops for self-poisoning – A population-based case control study, Asia Pacific Association of Medical Toxicology, Australia (Dec 2015)  Click here for full text