Publications

Is socioeconomic position associated with risk of attempted suicide in rural Sri Lanka? A cross-sectional study of 165 000 individuals

Knipe, D.W., Gunnell, D., Pieris, R., Priyadarshana, C., Weerasinghe, M., Pearson, M., Jayamanne, S., Dawson, A.H., Mohamed, F., Gawarammana, I. and Hawton, K., 2017. Is socioeconomic position associated with risk of attempted suicide in rural Sri Lanka? A cross-sectional study of 165 000 individuals. BMJ Open, 7(3), p.e014006. Abstract Background ...

March 22, 2017Continue reading

Opportunities for pharmacists to optimise quality use of medicines in a Sri Lankan hospital: an observational, prospective, cohort study

Perera, D.M.P., Coombes, J.A., Shanika, L.G.T., Dawson, A., Lynch, C., Mohamed, F., De Silva, H.A., Jayamanne, S.F., Peters, N.B., Myers, B. and Coombes, I.D., 2017. Opportunities for pharmacists to optimise quality use of medicines in a Sri Lankan hospital: an observational, prospective, cohort study. Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Research. Abs...

March 19, 2017Continue reading

Dexamethasone Modifies Cystatin C-Based Diagnosis of Acute Kidney Injury During Cisplatin-Based Chemotherapy

Pianta, T.J., Pickering, J.W., Succar, L., Chin, M., Davidson, T., Buckley, N.A., Mohamed, F. and Endre, Z.H., 2017. Dexamethasone Modifies Cystatin C-Based Diagnosis of Acute Kidney Injury During Cisplatin-Based Chemotherapy. Kidney and Blood Pressure Research, 42(1), pp.62-75. Abstract Background/Aims: Plasma cystatin C (pCysC) may be superior to...

March 17, 2017Continue reading

Plant Poisoning among Children in Rural Sri Lanka

Dayasiri, M.B., Jayamanne, S.F. and Jayasinghe, C.Y., 2017. Plant Poisoning among Children in Rural Sri Lanka. International Journal of Pediatrics, 2017. Abstract Plant poisoning is a common presentation in paediatric practice and an important cause of preventable mortality and morbidity in Sri Lanka. The burden of plant poisoning is largely undere...

March 9, 2017Continue reading

Suicide prevention through means restriction: Impact of the 2008-2011 pesticide restrictions on suicide in Sri Lanka

Knipe, D.W., Chang, S.S., Dawson, A., Eddleston, M., Konradsen, F., Metcalfe, C. and Gunnell, D., 2017. Suicide prevention through means restriction: Impact of the 2008-2011 pesticide restrictions on suicide in Sri Lanka. PLoS one, 12(3), p.e0172893. Abstract Objective: To investigate the effect of 3-year phased bans of the pesticides dimethoate an...

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