The Bangkok Medical Journal  is a peer-reviewed journal published by Bangkok Dusit Medical Services (BDMS) Foundation for medical education and research. The primary goal is to serve as an educational tool for improved medical practices. The Bangkok Medical Journal accepts original articles dealing with clinical and laboratory medicine, clinical research, basic science research, and epidemiology. Prospective authors should consult “Instruction for Authors” at

The Journal is published twice a year, available in February and September and is designed for all physicians, researchers, and health care workers regardless of their specialties. 

Vol. 17 No. 1 (2021): February

Published: 2021-02-28

Factors Influencing Lifestyle Modification among Persons with Hypertension in Punakha, Bhutan

Nima Dorji,RN, Niphawan Samartkit, RN, PhD, Khemaradee Masingboon, RN, DSN


Determination of Vitamin B12 Deficiency Status in Vegan and Non-Vegan Thais by Assessment of Homocysteine Level

Sant Chaiyodsilp, MD, Sirada Phuriwattanapong, MD, Weerapong Chaiyaphak, MD, Somwong Chaiyodsilp, MD, Phasuk Pruisart, MSc


Evaluation of Silicosis Health Literacy among Silica Exposed Workers

Arisara Chuaypeng, RN, BNS, Narongpon Dumavibhat, MD, PhD, Sitthiphon Bunman, PhD, Pennapa Kaweewongprasert, MD, MPH, Sichon Luerithiphong, MD, MSc , Suntaree Jeejaila, RN, MNS, Wiyachatr Monklang, RN, BNS


Clinical Characteristics, Treatment Outcomes and Experiences Gained in Caring COVID-19 Cases in a Private Hospital in Thailand

Paithoon Boonma,MD, Panpit Suwankool, MD, Ubonvan Jongwutiwes, MD, Naruemon Pongsripian, MD, Warangkana Kaewkan, RN, Tananan Vansirorut, RN , Warut Chaiwong, BSc, MPH, Chaiyos Kunanusont, MD, PhD


Physical Activity Level and Cardiovascular Risks of Hospital Employees: A Cross-Sectional Study in a Private Hospital.

Warut Chaiwong, Thitima Wiriya, Supanee Sangiamsak, Somkiat Tonphu, Atitaya Sampantasit, Ratanaporn Bandasak, Ritthikrai Taweecharoen, Chulathip Boonma, Rita Juneja, Ittipon Metathip, Ead Lorprayoon , Chaiyos Kunanusont


Letter to Editor: Quantitative Fit Test of Double Layer Surgical Masks

Thosporn Ekpreechakul, MD, MSc, Wiphasiri Saiphiroonthong, MD, MSc, Warut Chaiwong,BSc, MPH


CT and MR in Cardiology

Lertlak Chaothawee, MD


Colonic Perforation due to Phytozoars

Soonthorn Fongfung, MD, Girrana kaewpiboon, MD, Chirotchana Suchato, MD


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