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  • Perera, N.; Abeysena, C. (Journal of the College of Community Physicians of Sri Lanka., 2019)
    INTRODUCTION: Asthma is considered to be one of the major public health problems. The accurate knowledge of caregiver on asthma is important for the management. OBJECTIVES: To describe the knowledge on primary and secondary ...
  • Hapugoda, C.; Abeysena, C. (Journal of the College of Community Physicians of Sri Lanka., 2019)
    INTRODUCTION: Cataract is the main cause of visual impairment in the world, accounting for 51% of global blindness. OBJECTIVES: To determine the prevalence and associated factors of visually impaired cataract of the better ...
  • Wickramasinghe, M. (Journal of the College of Community Physicians of Sri Lanka, 2019)
    No abstract available
  • Jayakody, H.; Abeysena, C. (Journal of the College of Community Physicians of Sri Lanka, 2019)
    No abstract available.
  • Peiris, S.; Welgama, I.P.; Wickramage, K.; Abeysena, C. (Journal of the College of Community Physicians of Sri Lanka., 2019)
    INTRODUCTION: In recent years, Sri Lanka has experienced a surge in the incidence of dengue. Among other reasons, internal migration of people into dengue-high risk areas is thought to be an important factor for the rising ...
  • Jayasinghe, C.; Abeysena, C. (Journal of the College of Community Physicians of Sri Lanka., 2019)
    INTRODUCTION: The postpartum period is generally a time of happiness and bonding between mother and the newborn, but complicated pregnancies can alter this. Postpartum depression (PPD) is a common complication of childbirth. ...
  • Hankey, G.J.; Eikelboom, J.W.; Baker, R.I.; Gelavis, A.; Hickling, S.C.; Jamrozik, K.; van Bockxmeer, F.M.; Vasikaran, S.; Chen, C.; Eikelboom, J.W.; Lees, K.R.; Yi, Q.; Hankey, G.J.; Algra, A.; Chen, C.; Wong, M.C.; Cheung, R.; Wong, I.; Divjak, I.; Ferro, J.; De Freitas, G.; Gommans, J.; Groppa, S.; Hill, M.; Spence, J.D.; Lees, K.R.; Lisheng, L.; Navarro, J.; Ranawaka, U.; Ricci, S.; Schmidt, R.; Slivka, A.; Tan, A.; Tsiskaridze, A.; Uddin, W.; Vanhooren, G.; Xavier, D.; Armitage, J.; Hobbs, M.; Le, M.; Sudlow, C.; Wheatley, K.; Yi, Q.; Brown, W.; Bulder, M.; Eikelboom, J.W.; Hankey, G.J.; Ho, W.K.; Jamrozik, K.; Klijn, C.J.; Koedam, E.; Langton, P.; Nijboer, E.; Tuch, P.; Pizzi, J.; Tang, M.; Alaparthi, R.; Antenucci, M.; Chew, Y.; Chinnery, C.; Cockayne, C.; Holt, R.; Loh, K.; McMullin, L.; Mulholland, G.; Nahoo, B.; Read, E.; Smith, F.; Yip, C.Y.; Hankey, G.J.; Loh, K.; Crimmins, D.; Davis, T.; England, M.; Rakic, V.; Schultz, D.W.; Frayne, J.; Bladin, C.; Kokkinos, J.; Dunbabin, D.; Harper, J.; Rees, P.; Warden, D.; Levi, C.; Parsons, M.; Russell, M.; Spratt, N.; Clayton, P.; Nayagam, P.; Sharp, J.; Grainger, K.; De Wytt, C.; McDougall, A.; Donnan, G.A.; Grimley, R.; Neynens, E.; Reinhart, B.; Ropele, S.; Schmidt, R.; Stögerer, E.; Dedeken, P.; Schelstraete, C.; Vanhooren, G.; Veyt, A.; Andre, C.; De Freitas, G.R.; Gomes, S.E.; Mok, V.C.; Wong, A.; Wong, L.K.; Cheung, R.T.; Li, L.S.; Pais, P.; Xavier, D.; Joshi, S.; Parthasaradhi, S.; Roy, A.K.; Varghese, R.V.; Kochar, K.; Panwar, R.B.; Chidambaram, N.; Rajasekaharan, U.; Bala, S.; Pandian, J.D.; Singh, Y.; Karadan, U.; Salam, A.; Shivkumar, S.; Sundararajan, A.; Joshi, R.; Kalantri, S.P.; Singh, H.; Rath, A.; Balasubramanian, N.T.; Kalanidhi, A.; Babu, K.; Bharani, A.; Choudhary, P.; Jain, M.; Agarwal, A.; Singh, M.; Agarwal, R.R.; Gupta, R.; Kothari, S.; Mijar, S.; Wadia, R.S.; Paul, S.K.; Sekhar Nandi, S.; Mehndiratta, M.M.; Tukaram, U.; Mittal, K.; Rohatgi, A.; Kumar, S.; Vinayan, K.P.; Muralidharan, R.S.; Celani, M.G.; Favorito, I.; Mazzoli, T.; Ricci, S.; Righetti, E.; Blundo, M.; Carnemolla, A.; D'Asta, A.; Giordano, A.; Iemolo, F.; Favorito, L.; Mazzoli, T.; Ricci, S.; Righetti, E.; Gresele, P.; Guercini, F.; Caporalini, R.; De Dominicis, L.; Giovagnetti, M.; Giuliani, G.; Paoletti, S.; Pucci, E.; Cavallini, A.; Persico, A.; Casoni, F.; Costa, A.; Magoni, M.; Spezi, R.; Tortorella, R.; Venturelli, E.; Vergani, V.; Caprioli, S.; Provisione, M.; Zanotta, D.; Abdullah, J.M.; Damitri, T.; Idris, B.; Sayuthi, S.; Hong, J.J.; Tan, C.T.; Tan, K.S.; Dutca, G.; Grigor, V.; Groppa, S.; Manea, D.; Achterberg, S.; Algra, A.; Halkes, P.H.; Kappelle, L.J.; Boon, A.M.; Doelman, J.C.; Sips, R.; Visscher, F.; Kwa, V.I.; Ternede, O.A.; van der Sande, J.J.; Frendin, T.; Gommans, J.; Anderson, N.E.; Bennett, P.; Charleston, A.; Spriggs, D.; Singh, J.; Bourke, J.; Bucknell, R.; McNaughton, H.; Anwar, A.; Murtaza, H.; Uddin, W.; Ismail, J.; Khan, N.U.; Navarro, J.C.; Amor, V.G.; Canete, M.T.; Lim, C.; Ravelo, E.B.; Siguenza, M.; Villahermosa, M.O.; Siguenza, M.; Canete, M.T.; Cardino, M.J.; Cenabre, R.; Gara, M.; Salas, Z.; Batac, A.; Canete, M.T.; Conde, L.; Dumdum, P.; Garcia, F.S.; Libarnes, S.; Matig-a, N.; Olanda, N.; Arcenas, R.; Canete, M.T.; Loraña, A.; Surdilla, A.; Araullo, M.L.; Lokin, J.; Maylem, G.; Marques, E.; Veloso, M.; Correia, M.; Lopes, G.; Canhão, P.; Ferro, J.M.; Melo, T.P.; Dias, A.; Sousa, A.P.; Tsiskaridze, A.; Vashadze, T.; Divjak, I.; Papic, V.; Chang, H.M.; Chen, C.P.; De Silva, D.A.; Tan, E.K.; Ranawaka, U.K.; Wijesekera, J.C.; De Silva, H.A.; Wijekoon, C.N.; Dawson, U.K.; Higgins, P.; Lees, K.R.; MacDonald, L.; McArthur, K.; McIlvenna, Y.; Quinn, T.; Walters, M.; Curless, R.; Dickson, J.; Murdy, J.; Scott, A.; Cameron, S.; Darnley, K.; Dennis, M.; Lyle, D.; Hunter, A.; Watt, M.; Watt, M.; Wiggam, I.; Murdy, J.; Rodgers, H.; Dick, F.; Macleod, M.; McKenzie, A.; Jones, P.; Jones, S.; Hussain, M.; Albazzaz, M.K.; Elliott, K.; Hardware, B.; Bacabac, E.; Martin, H.; Sharma, A.; Sutton, V.; Baht, H.; Cowie, L.; Gunathilagan, G.; Hargrove, D.R.; Smithard, D.J.; Adrian, M.; Bath, P.; Hammonds, F.; Maguire, H.; Roff, C.; Datta-chaudhuri, M.; Diyazee, K.; Krishnamoorthy, S.; McNulty, K.; Okwera, J.; Hilaire, C.; Kelly, D.; Barron, L.; James, M.; Wedge, N.; Bruce, M.; Macleod, M.; Barber, M.; Esson, D.; Ames, D.; Chataway, J.; Bulley, S.; Jenkins, K.; Rashed, K.; Dafalla, B.E.; Venugopalan, T.C.; Ball, M.; Punnoose, S.; Justin, F.; Sekaran, L.; Sethuraman, S.; Goddard, H.; Howard, J.; McIlmoyle, J.; Diver-Hall, C.; McCarron, M.; McNicholl, M.P.; Clamp, B.; Hunter, J.; Oke, A.; Weaver, A.; Fraser, P.; McAlpine, C.; Chambers, J.; Dymond, H.; Saunders, G.; Langhorne, P.; Stott, D.; Wright, F.; Adie, K.; Bland, R.; Courtauld, G.; Harrington, F.; James, A.; Mate, A.; Schofield, C.; Wroath, C.; Duberley, S.; Punekar, S.; Niranjan, K.; Sandler, D.; Krishna, P.; Moussouttas, M.; Notestine, M.A.; Slivka, A.; Vallini, D.; Hwang, T.; Saverance, M.; Booth, K.; Murphy, D. (Lancet Pub. Group, 2010)
    BACKGROUND: Epidemiological studies suggest that raised plasma concentrations of total homocysteine might be a risk factor for major vascular events. Whether lowering total homocysteine with B vitamins prevents major ...
  • Allen, A.; Fisher, C.; Premawardhena, A.; Bandara, D.; Perera, A.; Allen, S.; St Pierre, T.; Olivieri, N.; Weatherall, D. (American Society of Hematology., 2012)
    ABSTRACT: During investigations of the phenotypic diversity of hemoglobin (Hb) E β thalassemia, a patient was encountered with persistently high levels of methemoglobin associated with a left-shift in the oxygen dissociation ...
  • Pinto, D.; Munasinghe, N.; Chandrasinghe, P.C.; Fernando, R. (World Journal of Endocrine Surgery., 2018)
    ABSTRACT: AIM: An incidental thyroid carcinoma (ITC) is a thyroid malignancy that is not clinically or cytologically detected preoperatively. The incidence of ITC is between 10% to 20% in the literature. A study was ...
  • Ray, K.K.; Colhoun, H.M.; Szarek, M.; Baccara-Dinet, M.; Bhatt, D.L.; Bittner, V.A.; Budaj, A.J.; Diaz, R.; Goodman, S.G.; Hanotin, C.; Harrington, R.A.; Jukema, J.W.; Loizeau, V.; Lopes, R.D.; Moryusef, A.; Murin, J.; Pordy, R.; Ristic, A.D.; Roe, M.T.; Tuñón, J.; White, H.D.; Zeiher, A.M.; Schwartz, G.G.; Steg, P.G.; ODYSSEY OUTCOMES Committees and Investigators. (The lancet. Diabetes & endocrinology., 2019)
    BACKGROUND: After acute coronary syndrome, diabetes conveys an excess risk of ischaemic cardiovascular events. A reduction in mean LDL cholesterol to 1·4-1·8 mmol/L with ezetimibe or statins reduces cardiovascular events ...
  • Lung, T.; Jan, S.; de Silva, H.A.; Guggilla, R.; Maulik, P.K.; Naik, N.; Patel, A.; dfe Silva, A.P.; Rajapakse, S.; Ranasinghe, G.; Prabhakaran, D.; Rodgers, A.; Salam, A.; Selak, V.; Stepien, S.; Thom, S.; Webster, R.; Lea-Laba, T.; TRIUMPH Study Group. (The Lancet. Global health., 2019)
    BACKGROUND: Elevated blood pressure incurs a major health and economic burden, particularly in low-income and middle-income countries. The Triple Pill versus Usual Care Management for Patients with Mild-to-Moderate ...
  • Knipe, D.; Metcalfe, C.; Hawton, K.; Pearson, M.; Dawson, A.; Jayamanne, S.; Konradsen, F.; Eddleston, M.; Gunnell, D. (The lancet. Psychiatry., 2019)
    BACKGROUND: Evidence from high income countries (HICs) suggests that individuals who present to hospital after self-harm are an important target for suicide prevention, but evidence from low and middle-income countries ...
  • Paranitharan, P.; Perera, W.N.S.; Perera, A.A.B.S.; Paranavithana, S.S.; Samanpura, L. (Sri Lanka Journal of Forensic Medicine, Science & Law, 2018)
    ABSTRACT: Facial injuries play a significant role when it comes to medico-legal interpretation, category of hurt, cause of death and for compensation purposes. Road traffic accidents had been identified as a major contributor ...
  • Nadeera, D.R.; Edirisinghe, P.A.S.; Kitulwatte, I.D.G. (Sri Lanka Journal of Forensic Medicine, Science & Law, 2018)
    ABSTRACT: Forensic photography refers making of images to record objects, scenes and events to be used in the legal process. With popularization of digital cameras, forensic photography is being increasingly used as a ...
  • Weerasinghe, W.R.H.; Attanayake, R.N.; Weerakoon, G.; Paranagama, P.A. (Proceedmgs of the Postgraduate Institute of Science Research Congress. Sri Lanka, 2019)
    From the ancient past, natural products have been in use to fulfill a variety of human needs, from sustenance to pharmaceutical necessities. With the discovery of Endolichenic fungi (ELF) as a novel source prominent ...
  • Somarathna, G.M.T.K.; Somachandra, K.P.; Jayalath, W.G.H.; Attanayake, R.N. (First National Symposium of Sri Lanka Association for Mycology and Plant Pathology (SLAMPP), 2019)
    Agrobacterium is a Gram negative, rod shaped, aerobic and motile soil inhabiting bacterium of the family Rhizobiaceae. It is well known as the causative agent of crown gall disease of many plant species around the ...
  • Paranitharan, P.; Perera, W.N.S. (Sri Lanka Journal of Forensic Medicine, Science & Law., 2018)
    ABSTRACT: In Sri Lanka railway related deaths are reported throughout the year. Most accidental deaths occur due to negligent behaviour of pedestrians and drivers. Fatal train impacts cause extensive visceral and ...
  • Attanayake, R.N.; Xu, L.; Chen, W. (Tropical Plant Pathology (2019) 44:23–31., 2019)
    Sclerotinia sclerotiorum, a homothallic plant pathogen, undergoes sexual reproduction via haploid selfing (equivalent to clonal reproduction), and produces long-lasting surviving vegetative structures called sclerotia, ...
  • Jayasekera, R.N.; Abeysena, C. (Journal of the College of Community Physicians of Sri Lanka., 2018)
    BACKGROUND: Good health is essential for older people to remain independent and to play a significant role in the family as well as in the community. Home accident is one that causes significant morbidity and mortality in ...
  • Nandasena, G.; Abeysena, C. (Journal of the College of Community Physicians of Sri Lanka, 2018)
    ABSTRACT: Objective To describe available facilities and equipment in ambulances, to provide essential emergency care, which transport patients to the National Hospital of Sri Lanka Methods A descriptive cross-sectional ...

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