Journal Articles

Annual Academic Sessions 2016

Pre Congress Breast cancer – an update – college of GPs Family Physicians’ gerd Breast Cancer. Breast Cancer Cancer of the colon and rectum Living with an ostomy-stoma What are haemorrhoids What is an anal fistula what is crohn’s disease Sessions 1 ASS_GP_SSR_2016_FINAL 2 ambly cosl CHANGING TRENDS IN GDM GPS 2016 OCT Common […]

Mini Mental State Examination

Mini Mental State Examination (MMSE) Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MOCA) Sinhala – Mini Mental State Examination (S-MMSE)


The items of information that should be mentioned on the label of the envelopes that are used to dispense medications are shown in the diagram.


AIM:- To assist the College of General Practitioners of Sri Lanka in it’s endeavour to maintain ethical standards of the membership and to facilitate good medical practice.

Policy on Private Medical Education in Sri Lanka

Policy on Private Medical Education in Sri Lanka Preamble:  While the College wholeheartedly supports private medical education in Sri Lanka it is the prerogative of the governments of Sri Lanka to decide whether private medical education should be permitted in Sri Lanka. Policy:  As policy our College supports private medical education which is regulated by […]

Sri Lankan Family Physician 2008 – Editorial – Professor G. M. Heennilame

Professor Gankande Muhandiramge Heennilame, or Heeni, as he was affectionately known, was near and very dear friend through four extraordinarily exciting, and
sometimes perilous but very productive, decades………….

Sri Lankan Family Physician 2008 – Stress – B Desmond J S Fernando

Stress is the condition that results when personenvironment transactions lead the individual to perceive a discrepancy, whether real or not, between the demands of
a situation and the resources of ………………

Sri Lankan Family Physician 2008 – Tennis elbow and its management with exercise – M G H Thilakaratna

Lateral epicondylitis, commonly referred to as tennis elbow, affects 1% to 3% of the population. It is thought to be an overuse injury, originating in the wrist extensor
muscles, rather than an inflammatory problem.

Sri Lankan Family Physician 2008 – Every dark cloud has a silver lining – K P Piyasena

The issues here as I understood were, • A hypervirile man living with a woman of average sexual inclinations • Rape (sexual assault) within the marriage • Wife battering • Woman not treated as an equal partner and she has no say when it comes to sex. In other words she is a sex slave.