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  • Mettananda, S.; Peiris, R.; Pathiraja, H.; Chandradasa, M.; Bandara, D.; de Silva, U.; Mettananda, C.; Premawardhena, A. (Public Library of Science one, 2020)
    BACKGROUND: Thalassaemia is a chronic disease which requires lifelong treatment in a majority. Despite recent advances in the medical care, minimal attempts are made to improve psychological health in these patients. In ...
  • Abeysundara, P.K.; Nishad, N.; Balendran, K.; Pabasara, M.; Bandara, P.K.; Perera, N.M.; De Silva, H.; De Silva, S.; Umakanth, M.; Wijesinghe, P. (Journal of infection in developing countries., 2020)
    INTRODUCTION: European cultural norms have influenced physicians' attire in Sri Lanka. The necktie is one such item of clothing which is worn to be recognized and respected as professionals. This study was carried out to ...
  • Mettananda, S.; Paranamana, S.; Fernando, R.; Suranjan, M.; Rodrigo, R.; Perera, L.; Vipulaguna, T.; Fernando, P.; Fernando, M.; Dayanath, B.K.T.P.; Costa, Y.; Premawardhena, A. (Pediatric hematology and oncology., 2020)
    ABSTRACT:Microcytic anemia in children is commonly attributed to iron deficiency without attempting to find the cause. Inadequate investigations to exclude hemoglobinopathies lead to missed opportunities for identification ...
  • Jafar, T. H.; Gandhi, M.; de Silva, H.A.; Jehan, I.; Naheed, A.; Finkelstein, E.A.; Turner, E.L.; Morisky, D.; Kasturiratne, A.; Khan, A.H.; Clemens, J.D.; Ebrahim, S.; Assam, P.N.; Feng, L.; COBRA-BPS Study Group. (The New England journal of medicine., 2020)
    BACKGROUND: The burden of hypertension is escalating, and control rates are poor in low- and middle-income countries. Cardiovascular mortality is high in rural areas. METHODS: We conducted a cluster-randomized, controlled ...
  • Coggon, D.; Ntani, G.; Walker-Bone, K.; Felli, V.E.; Harari, R.; Barrero, L.H.; Felknor, S.A.; Rojas, M.; Cattrell, A.; Serra, C.; Bonzini, M.; Solidaki, E.; Merisalu, E.; Habib, R.R.; Sadeghian, F.; Kadir, M.M.; Wickremasinghe, A. R.; Matsudaira, K.; Nyantumbu-Mkhize, B.; Kelsall, H.L.; Harcombe, H. (Occupational and environmental medicine., 2020)
    OBJECTIVES: To explore the association of sickness absence ascribed to pain at specific anatomical sites with wider propensity to musculoskeletal pain. METHODS: As part of the CUPID (Cultural and Psychosocial Influences ...

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