T Nimmi C Athuraliya

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The prevalence of chronic kidney disease (CKD) is rising globally, and is attributed to the epidemic of type 2 diabetes mellitus [1]. This trend in developing countries appears to be due to chronic glomerulonephritis and diabetes, both contributing significantly to increasing endstage renal disease [2]. In Sri Lanka, a systematic assessment on CKD is(More)
Since the 1970s, N-acetylcysteine (NAC) has shown proven efficacy as an antidote for acetaminophen (APAP) poisoning and APAP-induced liver failure for early presenters. The current evidence of benefits of NAC for late presenters is controversial because of the poor understanding of the mechanism of late toxicity. In the previous issue of Critical Care, Yang(More)
INTRODUCTION Students adapt their learning strategies, orientations and conceptions to differences in the learning environment. The new curriculum of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, which commenced in 2005, puts greater emphasis on student-centred learning. The aim of this study was to compare the learning strategies,(More)
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