Vol 59, No 3 (2014)

Table of Contents

Leading Article

Overdiagnosis – overtreatment PDF
SB Gunatilake 73-74

Papers

Prevalence and identification of Cryptosporidium species in paediatric patients with diarrhoea PDF
UM Sirisena, WMDR Iddawela, F Noorden, S Wickramasinghe 75-78
Polymerase chain reaction – restriction fragment length polymorphism analysis for the differentiation of mycobacterial species in bronchial washings PDF
DK Weerasekera, DN Magana-Arachchi, D Madegedara, N Dissanayake 79-83
Elder abuse among outpatient department attendees in a tertiary care hospital in Sri Lanka PDF
PAS Edirisinghe, P Paranitharn, WNS Perera, SS Willams 84-89
Identification of aero-allergen sensitization in children seeking treatment for bronchial asthma at a tertiary care hospital for children in Sri Lanka PDF
MP Senanayake, R de Silva, MDCJP Jayamanna, JASSK Jayasinghe, D Ratnayake, V Jayasuriya, GN Malavige 89-93

Perspective

Chronic kidney disease in rural areas of Sri Lanka: an evolving catastrophe needing an urgent response PDF
S Jayasinghe 94-96

Case Reports

Cardiac toxicity with nodal bradycardia due to Panama rubber (Castilla elastica: Moraceae) poisoning PDF
EWRA Witharana, WMGASTB Wijetunga, PP Sathanandan, SKJ Wijesinghe, LGBY Wickramaratne 97-98
McArdle syndrome with recurrent rhabdomyolysis in a middle aged man PDF
HMA Ediriweera, GGA Gayani, PDW Dilhani, KD Pathirana, TP Weerarathna 99-100
Myelitis and cerebral vasculopathy following neck irradiation PDF
BMTP Nawasiwatte, GNN Fernando, D Gunasekera, PS Gunaratne 101-102
Two unusual features in a child with Berardinelli-Seip congenital generalised lipodystrophy PDF
MP Senanayake, I Karunaratne 103-105

Picture Stories

Genital piercing and beading; threat to life? PDF
LDSU Senaratne, NIC Perera, GA Ratnatilaka 106

Miscellany

Sexual violence against women: a challenge PDF
T Dias, A Kociejowski, S Rathnayake, S Kumarasiri, S Abeykoon, T Padeniya 107-108
Education in psychiatry: wider reforms needed – a reply PDF
K Walsh 108-109
Platelet recovery in dengue – a reply PDF
S Yasri, V Wiwanitkit 109
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