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Stillbirths taking place in hospitals - a new academic exercise for sri lankan forensic pathologists
Differences in individuals on the basis of their genetic make-up are well known. These variations in individuals can now be accurately mapped out and stored. This data is already being used in manyExpand
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Construct validity and reliability of EQ-5D-3L for stroke survivors in a lower middle income setting
Introduction Stroke is a leading disease accounting for burden of chronic NCDs especially in lower and lower-middle income (LMI) settings. Quality of Life (QOL) is considered as an important facet ofExpand
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Death during indigenous treatments: chocking due to a half of a lime
Thirty six years old woman, who was suffering from convulsions, decided to follow indigenous treatments. After beating with a coconut flower, when a lime was cut over the mouth, indigenousExpand
‘Chasing off the devil’ : medico-legal issues related to indigenous treatment of a child.
Indigenous remedies are often used as treatment for mental illnesses in Sri Lanka. This communication reports a case of a girl who underwent burn injuries to soles as a part of indigenous treatment.Expand
Prevalence, causes and magnitude of functional low vision in Sri Lanka: results from a national population based survey
Introduction The following definition of functional low vision is used in surveys to estimate the need for low vision services: corrected visual acuity in the better eye of less than 6/18 down to andExpand
Age and injury patterns of female survivors of different alleged sexual assaults examined in the Teaching Hospital Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
During the year 2014, two hundred and seventy (270) victims of sexual assaults had been medico-legally examined in the Teaching Hospital Anuradhapura. Twenty seven (27) were males and two hundredExpand