A Randomized Controlled Trial of a Brief Intervention for Delayed Psychological Effects in Snakebite Victims.

Wijesinghe CA, Williams SS, Kasturiratne A, Dolawaththa N, Wimalaratne P, Wijewickrema B, Jayamanne SF, Isbister GK, Dawson AH, Lalloo DG, de Silva HJ.PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2015 Aug 11;9(8):e0003989. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0003989. eCollection 2015 Aug.PMID: 26261987 abstract: BACKGROUND Snakebite results in delayed psychological morbidity and negative psycho-social impact. However, psychological support is rarely provided to victims. AIM To … 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

DEP and DETP concentration profiles along the hair shaft of two patients poisoned by chlorpyrifos: The use of hair analysis to confirm past acute exposure

Toutoudaki, M., M. Kavvalakis, M. Tzatzarakis, A. Alegakis, A. Dawson, M. Fahim, and A. Tsatsakis. “DEP and DETP concentration profiles along the hair shaft of two patients poisoned by chlorpyrifos: The use of hair analysis to confirm past acute exposure.” Toxicology Letters 205 (2011): S70-S71. no text yet

Pharmacokinetics of dimethoate poisoning in the minipig: Is this a useful model for human exposure?

Anderson, J., K. Petersson, L. Friburg, M. Eddleston, R. Clutton, F. Worek, H. Thiermann, and N. Buckley. “Pharmacokinetics of dimethoate poisoning in the minipig: Is this a useful model for human exposure?.” Toxicology Letters 196 (2010): S326. no text here

Effect of seasonal variation (rain) upon mortality from yellow oleander seeds poisoning

POISONINGS, PESTICIDE. “Selected Abstracts from the 6th Asia Pacific Association of Medical Toxicology, Part.” Journal of Medical Toxicology 4, no. 3 (2008): 203. no text here

Developing Multicentre International Research

Dawson, A. “Developing Multicentre International Research.” Clinical Toxicology 45, no. 4 (2007): 357. no text here

Organophosphates: New Antidotes from Old Drugs

Andrew, Dawson. “Organophosphates: New Antidotes from Old Drugs.” Journal of the Indian Society of Toxicology 2, no. 1 (2006). abstract:  Asia carries a disproportionate burden of illness from acute and chronic toxicity. Organophosphate pesticides contribute substantially to the burden of illness. For many years this class of pesticides had been treated as a relatively homogenous … Continue Reading »

Patterns of hospital transfer for self-poisoned patients in rural Sri Lanka: implications for estimating the incidence of self-poisoning in the developing world

Eddleston, Michael, K. Sudarshan, M. Senthilkumaran, K. Reginald, Lakshman Karalliedde, Lalith Senarathna, Dhammika de Silva, M. H. Rezvi Sheriff, Nick A. Buckley, and David Gunnell. “Patterns of hospital transfer for self-poisoned patients in rural Sri Lanka: implications for estimating the incidence of self-poisoning in the developing world.” Bulletin of the World Health Organization 84, no. … Continue Reading »

Randomised controlled trial of routine single or multiple dose superactivated charcoal for self-poisoning in a region with high mortality

Eddleston, M., E. Juszczak, N. A. Buckley, L. Senarathna, F. Mohamed, M. H. S. Sheriff, and D. A. Warrell. “Randomised controlled trial of routine single or multiple dose superactivated charcoal for self-poisoning in a region with high mortality.” Journal of Toxicology: Clinical Toxicology 43, no. 5 (2005): 442-443.   no text here

Clinical trials in Sri Lanka: The challenge and opportunity

Dawson, A. H. “Clinical trials in Sri Lanka: The challenge and opportunity.”Journal of Toxicology: Clinical Toxicology 43, no. 5 (2005): 436-437. no text yet