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  • Nandasena, S. (Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    Indoor air pollution from combustion of solid fuel used for cooking and heating is one of the 10 leading contributors to the global burden of disease. Three billion of the world’s population and up to 90% of rural households ...
  • Arulanandem, K.; Jayawickramarajah, P.T.; Ramanayake, R.P.J.C.; Hettige, S.; Kisokanth, G. (Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    BACKGROUND: Global population of elderly would increase by 15% in year 2025. The change in age structure affects the society in social, cultural and economic aspects of life. The provision of health care to elderly varies ...
  • Devanarayana, N.M. (Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    The exact underlying pathophysiological mechanism of functional gastrointestinal diseases (FGIDs) are not yet fully understood. The onset of FGIDs has been shown to be related to psychological factors. Studies conducted ...
  • Siriwardana, R. (Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    Ragama has become a center of excellence in the management of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). Since 2012 we have managed approximately 500 patients with HCC referred from different parts of the country. Sri Lanka appears ...
  • Wijesinghe, P.S. (Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    In 1989 the NCMC, forerunner to the Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, was vested with the government and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology succeeded its predecessor in 1994. At the inception of the ...
  • Sathiakumar, N. (Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    OBJECTIVES: 1) To describe the importance of scientific evidence in policy development in the area of household air pollution 2) To present a framework on designing evidence based interventions and policy on exposure ...
  • Patel, A. (Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    Diabetes is now a common condition, with rapidly increasing prevalence globally. Individuals with diabetes have a two to three-fold increased risk of developing macrovascular complications such myocardial infarction and ...
  • Patel, A. (Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    Medical students worldwide are still taught that “hypertension” is a disease, and that if a person develops this disease, they now have a major risk factor for cardiovascular diseases (CVD). However, in countless epidemiological ...
  • Fernando, M.G.T. (Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    BACKGROUND: It is important for the primary care physicians to ascertain their patient’s illness perception and thereby practice patient-centered medicine. It will enhance the doctor patient relationship and improve the ...
  • Tunpattu, T.M.U.S. (Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    BACKGROUND: Mobility devices are essential for many senior citizens living in senior citizen centers for their mobility. In the process of using mobility devices they are assisted by the caregivers. But majority of the ...
  • Kasturiratne, A. (Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    The relationship of hypertension on mortality is well known. In Sri Lanka this relationship has not been quantified in a comprehensive analysis. The objective of the presentation will be to describe the relationship of ...
  • Dissanayake, D.M.A.B. (Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    Spermatogenesis is a complex, unique and tightly coordinated process takes place in the seminiferous tubules. It is divided broadly into three distinct phases; proliferation of spermatogonial stem cells (mitosis), reduction ...
  • Pinto, M.D.P; Pradeep, I.H.D.S.; Amaraweera, P.C.; Munasinghe, B.N.L.; Kumarasinghe, K.A.P.R.; Dissanayake, D.M.C.D.; Fernando, R. (Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    BACKGROUND: An incidental thyroid carcinoma (ITC) is a thyroid malignancy that is not clinically or cytologically detected preoperatively. The incidence of ITC is between 10% - 20% in the literature. OBJECTIVES: The study ...
  • Niluka, W.D.S.; Nimesha, S.N.H.; Nissanka, N.A.A.D.N.; Nizla, M.F.; Nuwan, B.M.P.A. (Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    INTRODUCTION: Paracetamol is one of the most commonly used over-the-counter drugs. It is the first line treatment for both fever and mild to moderate pain such as headaches, dental pains, colds, post traumatic pain and ...
  • Madarasinghe, H.P.; Hemachandra, D.K.N.N. (Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    BACKGROUND: In a disaster situation, pregnant women and children are at a higher risk and the presence of an experienced health worker, with good knowledge and preparedness on how to handle their special needs is essential. ...
  • Kisokanth, G.; Ilankoon, I.M.P.S.; Arulanandem, K.; Goonewardena, C.S.E.; Sundaresan, K.T.; Joseph, J. (Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    Background: Hypertension is one of the major non communicable diseases worldwide and isa major risk factor for stroke, coronary heart disease and chronic kidney failure/ disease. Lack of knowledge on the benefits of ...
  • Arunath, V.; Gnanasekar, B.; Coonghe, P.A.D.; Sathiadas, M.G. (Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    BACKGROUND: Adequate knowledge, positive attitude and good practices of care givers of children with chronic urinary tract infections (UTI) are important for optimal management of the disease. OBJECTIVES: To describe the ...
  • Dissanayake, D.M.C.D.; Kumarasinghe, K.A.P.R.; Pinto, M.D.P.; Amaraweera, P.C.; Munasinghe, B.N.L.; Chandrasinghe, P.C.; Fernando, R. (Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    BACKGROUND: Thyroidectomy is the commonest endocrine surgical procedure, undertaken throughout the world. Re-do thyroidectomies are challenging procedures with a higher morbidity rate. Lateral approach to thyroid (LATT) ...
  • Prasangika, T.G.C.; Warnasuriya, W.; Mendis, W.J.S.; Fernando, M.; Jayasinghe, C. (Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    INTRODUCTION: Toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN) is an uncommon, potentially life-threatening muco-cutaneous condition, which may occur as an adverse reaction (Type IV hypersensitivity) to a number of drugs. It is characterized ...
  • Motha, C. (Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    With the advancement of medical science, more women with medical disorders are reaching adulthood and rearing children. However, these women are at increased risk of morbidity and mortality due to exacerbation of these ...

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