A. H. W. de Silva

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INTRODUCTION Paracetamol is a widely used over the counter drug for pyrexia and mild to moderate pain in all age groups. OBJECTIVE To assess the knowledge and practices of paracetamol administration among caregivers of the pediatric age group patients attending the university family practice. MATERIALS AND METHODS A clinic-based descriptive(More)
INTRODUCTION Worldwide Family Medicine has gained an important place in the undergraduate medical curriculum over the last few decades and general practices have become training centers for students. Exposure to patients early in the disease process, out patient management of common problems, follow up of chronic diseases and psychosocial aspects of health(More)
BACKGROUND Family Medicine occupies a prominent place in the undergraduate curriculum of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. The one month clinical attachment during the fourth year utilizes a variety of teaching methods. This study evaluates teaching learning methods and learning environment of this attachment. METHODOLOGY A(More)
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