Professor Andrew Dawson

Clinical Professor
Addiction Medicine, Central Clinical School

Telephone +61 2 9515 6419

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Hong Kong S.A.R.

(Hong Kong Poison Control Network) Consultant

Sri Lanka

(South Asian Clinical Toxicology Research Collaboration, Peradeniya University) Program Director

Selected grants

2014

  • An integrated research program in human toxicology to ensure rapid translation of results into practice and regulation; Buckley N, Isbister G, Dawson A, Roberts M; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Program Grants.
  • Practitioner Fellowship Level 2 - An integrated research program in clincial toxicology toxicovigilance and treatment; Dawson A; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Career Awards: Practitioner Fellowships.

2012

  • Neuromuscular junction toxicity after anticholinesterase pesticide poisoning and envenomation.; Dawson A; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Brett, J., Dawson, A., Brown, J. (2014). Clenbuterol toxicity: a NSW poisons information centre experience. Medical Journal of Australia, 200(4), 219-221. [More Information]
  • Buckley, N., Dawson, A., Isbister, G. (2014). Serotonin syndrome. BMJ, 348, 1-4. [More Information]
  • Siriwardhana, P., Dawson, A., Abeyasinge, R. (2013). Acceptability and effect of a community-based alcohol education program in rural Sri Lanka. Alcohol and Alcoholism, 48(2), 250-256. [More Information]
  • Senarathna, L., Buckley, N., Dibley, M., Kelly, P., Jayamanna, S., Gawarammana, I., Dawson, A. (2013). Effect of a Brief Outreach Educational Intervention on the Translation of Acute Poisoning Treatment Guidelines to Practice in Rural Sri Lankan Hospitals: A Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial. PLoS One, 8(8), 1-10. [More Information]
  • Basher, A., Rahman, S., Ghose, A., Arif, S., Faiz, M., Dawson, A. (2013). Phase II study of magnesium sulfate in acute organophosphate pesticide poisoning. Clinical Toxicology, 51(1), 35-40. [More Information]
  • Carter, G., Clover, K., Whyte, I., Dawson, A., d’Este, C. (2013). Postcards from the EDge: 5-year outcomes of a randomised controlled trial for hospital-treated self-poisoning. British Journal of Psychiatry, 202(5), 372-380. [More Information]
  • Senarathna, L., Hunter, C., Dawson, A., Dibley, M. (2013). Social dynamics in rural Sri Lankan hospitals: Revelations from self-poisoning cases. Qualitative Health Research, 23(11), 1481-1494. [More Information]
  • Rajapakse, B., Neeman, T., Dawson, A. (2013). The effectiveness of a 'train the trainer' model of resuscitation education for rural peripheral hospital doctors in Sri Lanka. PLoS One, 8(11), 1-16. [More Information]
  • Buckley, N., Dawson, A. (2013). The intralipid genie is out of the bottle-spin and wishful thinking. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, 41(2), 154-156. [More Information]
  • Dawson, A., Wilks, M. (2013). With the benefi t of hindsight: trials using retrospective controls versus randomized controlled trials in clinical toxicology. Clinical Toxicology, 51(7), 525-526. [More Information]
  • Senarathna, L., Jayamanna, S., Kelly, P., Buckley, N., Dibley, M., Dawson, A. (2012). Changing epidemiologic patterns of deliberate self poisoning in a rural district of Sri Lanka. BMC Public Health, 12, 1-8. [More Information]
  • Eddleston, M., Adhikari, S., Egodage, S., Ranganath, H., Mohamed, F., Manuweera, G., Azher, S., Jayamanne, S., Juzczak, E., Sheriff, M., Dawson, A., et al (2012). Effects of a provincial ban of two toxic organophosphorus insecticides on pesticide poisoning hospital admissions. Clinical Toxicology, 50(3), 202-209. [More Information]
  • Jayawardene, P., Senanayake, N., Buckley, N., Dawson, A. (2012). Electrophysiological correlates of respiratory failure in acute organophosphate poisoning: Evidence for differential roles of muscarinic and nicotinic stimulation. Clinical Toxicology, 50(4), 250-253. [More Information]
  • Tsatsakis, A., Ttudaki, M., Tzatzarakis, M., Dawson, A., Mohamed, F., Christaki, M., Alegakis, A. (2012). Is hair analysis for dialkyl phosphate metabolites a suitable biomarker for assessing past acute exposure to organophosphate pesticides? Human & Experimental Toxicology, 31(3), 266-273. [More Information]
  • Jiang, S., Roberts, D., Dawson, A., Jardine, M. (2012). Mycobacterium fortuitum as a cause of peritoneal dialysis-associated peritonitis: case report and review of the literature. BMC Nephrology, 13, 35-35. [More Information]
  • Dawson, A., Eddleston, M. (2012). Triage and clinical management of patients with acute pesticide self-poisoning presenting to small rural hospitals. Clinical Toxicology, 50(6), 455-457. [More Information]
  • Senarathna, L., Buckley, N., Jayamanna, S., Kelly, P., Dibley, M., Dawson, A. (2012). Validity of referral hospitals for the toxicovigilance of acute poisoning in Sri Lanka. Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 90(6), 436-443A. [More Information]
  • Pearson, M., Konradsen, F., Gunnell, D., Dawson, A., Pieris, R., Weerasinghe, M., Knipe, D., Jayamanne, S., Metcalfe, C., Hawton, K., et al (2011). A community-based cluster randomised trial of safe storage to reduce pesticide self-poisoning in rural Sri Lanka: study protocol. BMC Public Health, 11(Article no. 879), 879-1-879-8. [More Information]
  • Roberts, D., Wilks, M., Roberts, M., Swaminathan, R., Mohamed, F., Dawson, A., Buckley, N. (2011). Changes in the concentrations of creatinine, cystatin C and NGAL in patients with acute paraquat self-poisoning. Toxicology Letters, 202(1), 69-74. [More Information]
  • Williams, S., Wijesinghe, C., Jayamanne, S., Buckley, N., Dawson, A., Lalloo, D., de Silva, H. (2011). Delayed psychological morbidity associated with snakebite envenoming. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 5(8), e1255-e1255. [More Information]
  • Rajapakse, B., Thiermann, H., Eyer, P., Worek, F., Bowe, S., Dawson, A., Buckley, N. (2011). Evaluation of the Test-mate ChE (Cholinesterase) Field Kit in Acute Organophosphorus Poisoning. Annals of Emergency Medicine, 58(6), 559-564. [More Information]
  • Wilks, M., Tomenson, J., Fernando, R., Ariyananda, R., Berry, D., Buckley, N., Gawarammana, I., Jayamanne, S., Gunnell, D., Dawson, A. (2011). Formulation changes and time trends in outcome following paraquat ingestion in Sri Lanka. Clinical Toxicology. [More Information]
  • Shihana, F., Dawson, A., Dissanayake, D. (2011). Method of stabilizing blood for the determination of methemoglobin. Journal of Clinical Laboratory Analysis, 25(5), 366-368. [More Information]
  • Mohamed, F., Perera, A., Wijayaweera, K., Kularatne, K., Jayamanne, S., Eddleston, M., Dawson, A., Konradsen, F., Gunnell, D. (2011). The prevalence of previous self-harm amongst self-poisoning patients in Sri Lanka. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 46(6), 517-520. [More Information]
  • Roberts, D., Dawson, A., Senarathna, L., Mohamed, F., Cheng, R., Eaglesham, G., Buckley, N. (2011). Toxicokinetics, including saturable protein binding, of 4-chloro-2-methyl phenoxyacetic acid (MCPA) in patients with acute poisoning. Toxicology Letters, 201(3), 270-276. [More Information]
  • Dawson, A., Buckley, N. (2011). Toxicologists in public health--Following the path of Louis Roche (based on the Louis Roche lecture "An accidental toxicologist in public health", Bordeaux, 2010). Clinical Toxicology, 49(2), 94-101. [More Information]
  • Shihana, F., Dissanayake, D., Dargan, P., Dawson, A. (2010). A modified low-cost colorimetric method for paracetamol (acetaminophen) measurement in plasma. Clinical Toxicology, 48, 42-46. [More Information]
  • Roberts, D., Buckley, N., Mohamed, F., Eddleston, M., Goldstein, D., Mehrsheikh, A., Bleeke, M., Dawson, A. (2010). A prospective observational study of the clinical toxicology of glyphosate-containing herbicides in adults with acute self-poisoning. Clinical Toxicology, 48(2), 129-136. [More Information]
  • Shihana, F., Dissanayake, D., Buckley, N., Dawson, A. (2010). A simple quantitative bedside test to determine methemoglobin. Annals of Emergency Medicine, 55(2), 184-185. [More Information]
  • Dawson, A., Eddleston, M., Senarathna, L., Mohamed, F., Gawarammana, I., Bowe, S., Manuweera, G., Buckley, N. (2010). Acute human lethal toxicity of agricultural pesticides: a prospective cohort study. PLoS Medicine, 7(10), e1000357. [More Information]
  • Gawarammana, I., Roberts, D., Mohamed, F., Roberts, M., Medley, G., Jayamanna, S., Dawson, A. (2010). Acute human self-poisoning with bispyribac-containing herbicide Nominee: a prospective observational study. Clinical Toxicology, 48, 198-202. [More Information]
  • Gawarammana, I., Mohamed, F., Bowe, S., Rathnathilake, A., Narangoda, S., Azher, S., Dawson, A., Buckley, N. (2010). Fructose-1, 6-diphosphate (FDP) as a novel antidote for yellow oleander-induced cardiac toxicity: a randomized controlled double blind study. BMC Emergency Medicine, 10, 15-15. [More Information]
  • Gawarammana, I., Dawson, A. (2010). Peripheral burning sensation: a novel clinical marker of poor prognosis and higher plasma-paraquat concentrations in paraquat poisoning. Clinical Toxicology, 48, 347-349. [More Information]
  • Ganga Senarathna, S., Sri Ranganathan, S., Dawson, A., Fernandopulle, B. (2010). Unacceptable variance in the estimation of plasma concentration of paracetamol. Ceylon Medical Journal, 55(2), 70-1. [More Information]
  • Perera, P., Jayamanna, S., Hettiarachchi, R., Abeysinghe, C., Karunatilake, H., Dawson, A., Buckley, N. (2009). A phase II clinical trial to assess the safety of clonidine in acute organophosphorus pesticide poisoning. Trials, 10, 73-73. [More Information]
  • Fahim, M., Gawarammana, I., Robertson, T., Roberts, M., Palangasinghe, C., Zawahir, S., Jayamanne, S., Kandasamy, J., Eddleston, M., Buckley, N., Dawson, A., et al (2009). Acute human self-poisoning with imidacloprid compound: a neonicotinoid insecticide. PLoS One, 4, e5127. [More Information]
  • Zawahir, S., Roberts, D., Palangasinghe, C., Fahim, M., Eddleston, M., Dawson, A., Buckley, N., Ren, L., Medley, G., Gawarammana, I. (2009). Acute intentional self-poisoning with a herbicide product containing fenoxaprop-P-ethyl, ethoxysulfuron, and isoxadifen ethyl: a prospective observational study. Clinical Toxicology, 47, 792-797. [More Information]
  • Dassanayake, T., Gawarammana, I., Weerasinghe, V., Dissanayake, P., Pragaash, S., Dawson, A., Senanayake, N. (2009). Auditory event-related potential changes in chronic occupational exposure to organophosphate pesticides. Clinical Neurophysiology, 120(9), 1693-1698. [More Information]
  • Roberts, D., Heilmair, R., Buckley, N., Dawson, A., Fahim, M., Eddleston, M., Eyer, P. (2009). Clinical outcomes and kinetics of propanil following acute self-poisoning: a prospective case series. BMC Clinical Pharmacology, 9, 3. [More Information]
  • Wickramasinghe, K., Steele, P., Dawson, A., Dharmaratne, D., Gunawardena, A., Senarathna, L., de Siva, D., Wijayweera, K., Eddleston, M., Konradsen, F. (2009). Cost to government health-care services of treating acute self-poisonings in a rural district in Sri Lanka. Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 87(3), 180-185. [More Information]
  • Jayawardene, P., Senanayake, N., Dawson, A. (2009). Electrophysiological correlates of intermediate syndrome following acute organophosphate poisoning. Clinical Toxicology, 47(3), 193-205. [More Information]
  • Gawarammana, I., Ariyananda, P., Palangasinghe, C., De Silva, N., Fernando, K., Vidanapathirana, M., Kuruppuarachchi, M., Munasinghe, M., Dawson, A. (2009). Emerging epidemic of fatal human self-poisoning with a washing powder in Southern Sri Lanka: a prospective observational study. Clinical Toxicology, 47(5), 407-411. [More Information]
  • Fahim, M., Dawson, A., Roberts, D. (2009). Factors influencing variability in clinical outcomes from imidacloprid self-poisoning. Clinical Toxicology, 47(8), 836-837. [More Information]
  • Fahim, M., Manuweera, G., Gunnell, D., Azher, S., Eddleston, M., Dawson, A., Konradsen, F. (2009). Pattern of pesticide storage before pesticide self-poisoning in rural Sri Lanka. BMC Public Health, 9, 405-405. [More Information]
  • Eddleston, M., Worek, F., Eyer, P., Thiermann, H., Von Meyer, L., Jeganathan, K., Sheriff, M., Dawson, A., Buckley, N. (2009). Poisoning with the S-Alkyl organophosphorus insecticides profenofos and prothiofos. QJM: Quarterly Journal of Medicine, 102(11), 785-792. [More Information]
  • Eddleston, M., Eyer, P., Worek, F., Juszczak, E., Alder, N., Fahim, M., Senarathna, L., Hittarage, A., Azher, S., Jeganathan, K., Dawson, A., et al (2009). Pralidoxime in acute organophosphorus insecticide poisoning--a randomised controlled trial. PLoS Medicine, 6(6), e1000104. [More Information]
  • Perera, P., Shahmy, S., Gawarammana, I., Dawson, A. (2008). Comparison of two commonly practiced atropinization regimens in acute organophosphorus and carbamate poisoning, doubling doses vs. ad hoc: a prospective observational study. Human and Experimental Toxicology: an international journal, 27(6), 513-518. [More Information]
  • SAMARAWICKREMA, N., Pathmeswaran, A., Wickremasinghe, R., Peiris-John, R., Karunaratna, M., Buckley, N., Dawson, A., de Silva, H. (2008). Fetal effects of environmental exposure of pregnant women to organophosphorus compounds in a rural farming community in Sri Lanka. Clinical Toxicology, 46(6), 489-495. [More Information]
  • Wilks, M., Fernando, R., Ariyananda, P., Eddleston, M., Berry, D., Tomenson, J., Buckley, N., Jayamanne, S., Gunnell, D., Dawson, A. (2008). Improvement in survival after paraquat ingestion following introduction of a new formulation in Sri Lanka. PLoS Medicine, 5(2), 0250-0259. [More Information]
  • Dassanayake, T., Weerasinghe, V., Dangahadeniya, U., Kularatne, K., Dawson, A., Karalliedde, L., Senanayake, N. (2008). Long-term event-related potential changes following organophosphorus insecticide poisoning. Clinical Neurophysiology, 119, 144-150. [More Information]
  • Senarathna, S., Ranganathan, S., Dawson, A., Buckley, N., Fernandopulle, B. (2008). Management of acute paracetamol poisoning in a tertiary care hospital. Ceylon Medical Journal, 53(3), 89-82. [More Information]
  • Senarathna, L., Adams, J., De Silva, D., Buckley, N., Dawson, A. (2008). Personal and professional challenges in the management of deliberate self-poisoning patients in rural Sri Lanka: a qualitative study of rural hospital doctors' experiences and perceptions. BMC Public Health, 8, 1-7. [More Information]
  • Weerasinghe, M., Pieris, R., Eddleston, M., van der Hoek, W., Dawson, A., Konradsen, F. (2008). Safe storage of pesticides in Sri Lanka - identifying important design features influencing community acceptance and use of safe storage devices. BMC Public Health, 8, 1-10. [More Information]
  • Manuel, C., Gunnell, D., van der Hoek, W., Dawson, A., Wijeratne, I., Konradsen, F. (2008). Self-poisoning in rural Sri Lanka: small-area variations in incidence. BMC Public Health, 8, 1-8. [More Information]
  • Jayawardane, P., Dawson, A., Weerasinghe, V., Karalliede, L., Buckley, N., Senanayake, N. (2008). The spectrum of intermediate syndrome following acute organophosphate poisoning: a prospective cohort study from Sri Lanka. PLoS Medicine, 5, e147. [More Information]
  • Buckley, N., Dawson, A., Whyte, I. (2007). Calcium channel blockers. Medicine, 35, 599-602.
  • Dassanayake, T., Weerasinghe, V., Dangahadeniya, U., Kularatne, K., Dawson, A., Karalliede, L., Senanayake, N. (2007). Cognitive processing of visual stimuli in patients with organophosphate insecticide poisoning. Neurology, 68, 2027-2030. [More Information]
  • Carter, G., Clover, K., Whyte, I., Dawson, A., D'Este, C. (2007). Postcards from the EDge: 24-month outcomes of a randomised controlled trial for hospital-treated self-poisoning. British Journal of Psychiatry, 191, 548-553. [More Information]
  • Whyte, I., Francis, B., Dawson, A. (2007). Safety and efficacy of intravenous N-acetylcysteine for acetaminophen overdose: analysis of the Hunter Area Toxicology Service (HATS) database. Current Medical Research and Opinion, 23(10), 2359-2368. [More Information]
  • Eddleston, M., Buckley, N., Gunnell, D., Dawson, A., Konradsen, F. (2006). Identification of strategies to prevent death after pesticide self-poisoning using a Haddon matrix. Injury Prevention, 12, 333-337. [More Information]
  • Leibman, S., Hollinshead, J., Falk, G., Debru, E., Dawson, A., Glen, L., Richardson, M. (2005). Does routine intraoperative cholangiography prevent bile duct transection? Surgical Endoscopy: surgical and interventional techniques, 19(4), 589-593. [More Information]

2014

  • Brett, J., Dawson, A., Brown, J. (2014). Clenbuterol toxicity: a NSW poisons information centre experience. Medical Journal of Australia, 200(4), 219-221. [More Information]
  • Buckley, N., Dawson, A., Isbister, G. (2014). Serotonin syndrome. BMJ, 348, 1-4. [More Information]

2013

  • Siriwardhana, P., Dawson, A., Abeyasinge, R. (2013). Acceptability and effect of a community-based alcohol education program in rural Sri Lanka. Alcohol and Alcoholism, 48(2), 250-256. [More Information]
  • Senarathna, L., Buckley, N., Dibley, M., Kelly, P., Jayamanna, S., Gawarammana, I., Dawson, A. (2013). Effect of a Brief Outreach Educational Intervention on the Translation of Acute Poisoning Treatment Guidelines to Practice in Rural Sri Lankan Hospitals: A Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial. PLoS One, 8(8), 1-10. [More Information]
  • Basher, A., Rahman, S., Ghose, A., Arif, S., Faiz, M., Dawson, A. (2013). Phase II study of magnesium sulfate in acute organophosphate pesticide poisoning. Clinical Toxicology, 51(1), 35-40. [More Information]
  • Carter, G., Clover, K., Whyte, I., Dawson, A., d’Este, C. (2013). Postcards from the EDge: 5-year outcomes of a randomised controlled trial for hospital-treated self-poisoning. British Journal of Psychiatry, 202(5), 372-380. [More Information]
  • Senarathna, L., Hunter, C., Dawson, A., Dibley, M. (2013). Social dynamics in rural Sri Lankan hospitals: Revelations from self-poisoning cases. Qualitative Health Research, 23(11), 1481-1494. [More Information]
  • Rajapakse, B., Neeman, T., Dawson, A. (2013). The effectiveness of a 'train the trainer' model of resuscitation education for rural peripheral hospital doctors in Sri Lanka. PLoS One, 8(11), 1-16. [More Information]
  • Buckley, N., Dawson, A. (2013). The intralipid genie is out of the bottle-spin and wishful thinking. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, 41(2), 154-156. [More Information]
  • Dawson, A., Wilks, M. (2013). With the benefi t of hindsight: trials using retrospective controls versus randomized controlled trials in clinical toxicology. Clinical Toxicology, 51(7), 525-526. [More Information]

2012

  • Senarathna, L., Jayamanna, S., Kelly, P., Buckley, N., Dibley, M., Dawson, A. (2012). Changing epidemiologic patterns of deliberate self poisoning in a rural district of Sri Lanka. BMC Public Health, 12, 1-8. [More Information]
  • Eddleston, M., Adhikari, S., Egodage, S., Ranganath, H., Mohamed, F., Manuweera, G., Azher, S., Jayamanne, S., Juzczak, E., Sheriff, M., Dawson, A., et al (2012). Effects of a provincial ban of two toxic organophosphorus insecticides on pesticide poisoning hospital admissions. Clinical Toxicology, 50(3), 202-209. [More Information]
  • Jayawardene, P., Senanayake, N., Buckley, N., Dawson, A. (2012). Electrophysiological correlates of respiratory failure in acute organophosphate poisoning: Evidence for differential roles of muscarinic and nicotinic stimulation. Clinical Toxicology, 50(4), 250-253. [More Information]
  • Tsatsakis, A., Ttudaki, M., Tzatzarakis, M., Dawson, A., Mohamed, F., Christaki, M., Alegakis, A. (2012). Is hair analysis for dialkyl phosphate metabolites a suitable biomarker for assessing past acute exposure to organophosphate pesticides? Human & Experimental Toxicology, 31(3), 266-273. [More Information]
  • Jiang, S., Roberts, D., Dawson, A., Jardine, M. (2012). Mycobacterium fortuitum as a cause of peritoneal dialysis-associated peritonitis: case report and review of the literature. BMC Nephrology, 13, 35-35. [More Information]
  • Dawson, A., Eddleston, M. (2012). Triage and clinical management of patients with acute pesticide self-poisoning presenting to small rural hospitals. Clinical Toxicology, 50(6), 455-457. [More Information]
  • Senarathna, L., Buckley, N., Jayamanna, S., Kelly, P., Dibley, M., Dawson, A. (2012). Validity of referral hospitals for the toxicovigilance of acute poisoning in Sri Lanka. Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 90(6), 436-443A. [More Information]

2011

  • Pearson, M., Konradsen, F., Gunnell, D., Dawson, A., Pieris, R., Weerasinghe, M., Knipe, D., Jayamanne, S., Metcalfe, C., Hawton, K., et al (2011). A community-based cluster randomised trial of safe storage to reduce pesticide self-poisoning in rural Sri Lanka: study protocol. BMC Public Health, 11(Article no. 879), 879-1-879-8. [More Information]
  • Roberts, D., Wilks, M., Roberts, M., Swaminathan, R., Mohamed, F., Dawson, A., Buckley, N. (2011). Changes in the concentrations of creatinine, cystatin C and NGAL in patients with acute paraquat self-poisoning. Toxicology Letters, 202(1), 69-74. [More Information]
  • Williams, S., Wijesinghe, C., Jayamanne, S., Buckley, N., Dawson, A., Lalloo, D., de Silva, H. (2011). Delayed psychological morbidity associated with snakebite envenoming. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 5(8), e1255-e1255. [More Information]
  • Rajapakse, B., Thiermann, H., Eyer, P., Worek, F., Bowe, S., Dawson, A., Buckley, N. (2011). Evaluation of the Test-mate ChE (Cholinesterase) Field Kit in Acute Organophosphorus Poisoning. Annals of Emergency Medicine, 58(6), 559-564. [More Information]
  • Wilks, M., Tomenson, J., Fernando, R., Ariyananda, R., Berry, D., Buckley, N., Gawarammana, I., Jayamanne, S., Gunnell, D., Dawson, A. (2011). Formulation changes and time trends in outcome following paraquat ingestion in Sri Lanka. Clinical Toxicology. [More Information]
  • Shihana, F., Dawson, A., Dissanayake, D. (2011). Method of stabilizing blood for the determination of methemoglobin. Journal of Clinical Laboratory Analysis, 25(5), 366-368. [More Information]
  • Mohamed, F., Perera, A., Wijayaweera, K., Kularatne, K., Jayamanne, S., Eddleston, M., Dawson, A., Konradsen, F., Gunnell, D. (2011). The prevalence of previous self-harm amongst self-poisoning patients in Sri Lanka. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 46(6), 517-520. [More Information]
  • Roberts, D., Dawson, A., Senarathna, L., Mohamed, F., Cheng, R., Eaglesham, G., Buckley, N. (2011). Toxicokinetics, including saturable protein binding, of 4-chloro-2-methyl phenoxyacetic acid (MCPA) in patients with acute poisoning. Toxicology Letters, 201(3), 270-276. [More Information]
  • Dawson, A., Buckley, N. (2011). Toxicologists in public health--Following the path of Louis Roche (based on the Louis Roche lecture "An accidental toxicologist in public health", Bordeaux, 2010). Clinical Toxicology, 49(2), 94-101. [More Information]

2010

  • Shihana, F., Dissanayake, D., Dargan, P., Dawson, A. (2010). A modified low-cost colorimetric method for paracetamol (acetaminophen) measurement in plasma. Clinical Toxicology, 48, 42-46. [More Information]
  • Roberts, D., Buckley, N., Mohamed, F., Eddleston, M., Goldstein, D., Mehrsheikh, A., Bleeke, M., Dawson, A. (2010). A prospective observational study of the clinical toxicology of glyphosate-containing herbicides in adults with acute self-poisoning. Clinical Toxicology, 48(2), 129-136. [More Information]
  • Shihana, F., Dissanayake, D., Buckley, N., Dawson, A. (2010). A simple quantitative bedside test to determine methemoglobin. Annals of Emergency Medicine, 55(2), 184-185. [More Information]
  • Dawson, A., Eddleston, M., Senarathna, L., Mohamed, F., Gawarammana, I., Bowe, S., Manuweera, G., Buckley, N. (2010). Acute human lethal toxicity of agricultural pesticides: a prospective cohort study. PLoS Medicine, 7(10), e1000357. [More Information]
  • Gawarammana, I., Roberts, D., Mohamed, F., Roberts, M., Medley, G., Jayamanna, S., Dawson, A. (2010). Acute human self-poisoning with bispyribac-containing herbicide Nominee: a prospective observational study. Clinical Toxicology, 48, 198-202. [More Information]
  • Gawarammana, I., Mohamed, F., Bowe, S., Rathnathilake, A., Narangoda, S., Azher, S., Dawson, A., Buckley, N. (2010). Fructose-1, 6-diphosphate (FDP) as a novel antidote for yellow oleander-induced cardiac toxicity: a randomized controlled double blind study. BMC Emergency Medicine, 10, 15-15. [More Information]
  • Gawarammana, I., Dawson, A. (2010). Peripheral burning sensation: a novel clinical marker of poor prognosis and higher plasma-paraquat concentrations in paraquat poisoning. Clinical Toxicology, 48, 347-349. [More Information]
  • Ganga Senarathna, S., Sri Ranganathan, S., Dawson, A., Fernandopulle, B. (2010). Unacceptable variance in the estimation of plasma concentration of paracetamol. Ceylon Medical Journal, 55(2), 70-1. [More Information]

2009

  • Perera, P., Jayamanna, S., Hettiarachchi, R., Abeysinghe, C., Karunatilake, H., Dawson, A., Buckley, N. (2009). A phase II clinical trial to assess the safety of clonidine in acute organophosphorus pesticide poisoning. Trials, 10, 73-73. [More Information]
  • Fahim, M., Gawarammana, I., Robertson, T., Roberts, M., Palangasinghe, C., Zawahir, S., Jayamanne, S., Kandasamy, J., Eddleston, M., Buckley, N., Dawson, A., et al (2009). Acute human self-poisoning with imidacloprid compound: a neonicotinoid insecticide. PLoS One, 4, e5127. [More Information]
  • Zawahir, S., Roberts, D., Palangasinghe, C., Fahim, M., Eddleston, M., Dawson, A., Buckley, N., Ren, L., Medley, G., Gawarammana, I. (2009). Acute intentional self-poisoning with a herbicide product containing fenoxaprop-P-ethyl, ethoxysulfuron, and isoxadifen ethyl: a prospective observational study. Clinical Toxicology, 47, 792-797. [More Information]
  • Dassanayake, T., Gawarammana, I., Weerasinghe, V., Dissanayake, P., Pragaash, S., Dawson, A., Senanayake, N. (2009). Auditory event-related potential changes in chronic occupational exposure to organophosphate pesticides. Clinical Neurophysiology, 120(9), 1693-1698. [More Information]
  • Roberts, D., Heilmair, R., Buckley, N., Dawson, A., Fahim, M., Eddleston, M., Eyer, P. (2009). Clinical outcomes and kinetics of propanil following acute self-poisoning: a prospective case series. BMC Clinical Pharmacology, 9, 3. [More Information]
  • Wickramasinghe, K., Steele, P., Dawson, A., Dharmaratne, D., Gunawardena, A., Senarathna, L., de Siva, D., Wijayweera, K., Eddleston, M., Konradsen, F. (2009). Cost to government health-care services of treating acute self-poisonings in a rural district in Sri Lanka. Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 87(3), 180-185. [More Information]
  • Jayawardene, P., Senanayake, N., Dawson, A. (2009). Electrophysiological correlates of intermediate syndrome following acute organophosphate poisoning. Clinical Toxicology, 47(3), 193-205. [More Information]
  • Gawarammana, I., Ariyananda, P., Palangasinghe, C., De Silva, N., Fernando, K., Vidanapathirana, M., Kuruppuarachchi, M., Munasinghe, M., Dawson, A. (2009). Emerging epidemic of fatal human self-poisoning with a washing powder in Southern Sri Lanka: a prospective observational study. Clinical Toxicology, 47(5), 407-411. [More Information]
  • Fahim, M., Dawson, A., Roberts, D. (2009). Factors influencing variability in clinical outcomes from imidacloprid self-poisoning. Clinical Toxicology, 47(8), 836-837. [More Information]
  • Fahim, M., Manuweera, G., Gunnell, D., Azher, S., Eddleston, M., Dawson, A., Konradsen, F. (2009). Pattern of pesticide storage before pesticide self-poisoning in rural Sri Lanka. BMC Public Health, 9, 405-405. [More Information]
  • Eddleston, M., Worek, F., Eyer, P., Thiermann, H., Von Meyer, L., Jeganathan, K., Sheriff, M., Dawson, A., Buckley, N. (2009). Poisoning with the S-Alkyl organophosphorus insecticides profenofos and prothiofos. QJM: Quarterly Journal of Medicine, 102(11), 785-792. [More Information]
  • Eddleston, M., Eyer, P., Worek, F., Juszczak, E., Alder, N., Fahim, M., Senarathna, L., Hittarage, A., Azher, S., Jeganathan, K., Dawson, A., et al (2009). Pralidoxime in acute organophosphorus insecticide poisoning--a randomised controlled trial. PLoS Medicine, 6(6), e1000104. [More Information]

2008

  • Perera, P., Shahmy, S., Gawarammana, I., Dawson, A. (2008). Comparison of two commonly practiced atropinization regimens in acute organophosphorus and carbamate poisoning, doubling doses vs. ad hoc: a prospective observational study. Human and Experimental Toxicology: an international journal, 27(6), 513-518. [More Information]
  • SAMARAWICKREMA, N., Pathmeswaran, A., Wickremasinghe, R., Peiris-John, R., Karunaratna, M., Buckley, N., Dawson, A., de Silva, H. (2008). Fetal effects of environmental exposure of pregnant women to organophosphorus compounds in a rural farming community in Sri Lanka. Clinical Toxicology, 46(6), 489-495. [More Information]
  • Wilks, M., Fernando, R., Ariyananda, P., Eddleston, M., Berry, D., Tomenson, J., Buckley, N., Jayamanne, S., Gunnell, D., Dawson, A. (2008). Improvement in survival after paraquat ingestion following introduction of a new formulation in Sri Lanka. PLoS Medicine, 5(2), 0250-0259. [More Information]
  • Dassanayake, T., Weerasinghe, V., Dangahadeniya, U., Kularatne, K., Dawson, A., Karalliedde, L., Senanayake, N. (2008). Long-term event-related potential changes following organophosphorus insecticide poisoning. Clinical Neurophysiology, 119, 144-150. [More Information]
  • Senarathna, S., Ranganathan, S., Dawson, A., Buckley, N., Fernandopulle, B. (2008). Management of acute paracetamol poisoning in a tertiary care hospital. Ceylon Medical Journal, 53(3), 89-82. [More Information]
  • Senarathna, L., Adams, J., De Silva, D., Buckley, N., Dawson, A. (2008). Personal and professional challenges in the management of deliberate self-poisoning patients in rural Sri Lanka: a qualitative study of rural hospital doctors' experiences and perceptions. BMC Public Health, 8, 1-7. [More Information]
  • Weerasinghe, M., Pieris, R., Eddleston, M., van der Hoek, W., Dawson, A., Konradsen, F. (2008). Safe storage of pesticides in Sri Lanka - identifying important design features influencing community acceptance and use of safe storage devices. BMC Public Health, 8, 1-10. [More Information]
  • Manuel, C., Gunnell, D., van der Hoek, W., Dawson, A., Wijeratne, I., Konradsen, F. (2008). Self-poisoning in rural Sri Lanka: small-area variations in incidence. BMC Public Health, 8, 1-8. [More Information]
  • Jayawardane, P., Dawson, A., Weerasinghe, V., Karalliede, L., Buckley, N., Senanayake, N. (2008). The spectrum of intermediate syndrome following acute organophosphate poisoning: a prospective cohort study from Sri Lanka. PLoS Medicine, 5, e147. [More Information]

2007

  • Buckley, N., Dawson, A., Whyte, I. (2007). Calcium channel blockers. Medicine, 35, 599-602.
  • Dassanayake, T., Weerasinghe, V., Dangahadeniya, U., Kularatne, K., Dawson, A., Karalliede, L., Senanayake, N. (2007). Cognitive processing of visual stimuli in patients with organophosphate insecticide poisoning. Neurology, 68, 2027-2030. [More Information]
  • Carter, G., Clover, K., Whyte, I., Dawson, A., D'Este, C. (2007). Postcards from the EDge: 24-month outcomes of a randomised controlled trial for hospital-treated self-poisoning. British Journal of Psychiatry, 191, 548-553. [More Information]
  • Whyte, I., Francis, B., Dawson, A. (2007). Safety and efficacy of intravenous N-acetylcysteine for acetaminophen overdose: analysis of the Hunter Area Toxicology Service (HATS) database. Current Medical Research and Opinion, 23(10), 2359-2368. [More Information]

2006

  • Eddleston, M., Buckley, N., Gunnell, D., Dawson, A., Konradsen, F. (2006). Identification of strategies to prevent death after pesticide self-poisoning using a Haddon matrix. Injury Prevention, 12, 333-337. [More Information]

2005

  • Leibman, S., Hollinshead, J., Falk, G., Debru, E., Dawson, A., Glen, L., Richardson, M. (2005). Does routine intraoperative cholangiography prevent bile duct transection? Surgical Endoscopy: surgical and interventional techniques, 19(4), 589-593. [More Information]

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