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. 2 (2021): September

Published: 2021-09-30

Comparison of Cardiovascular Risk Estimation Tools in Thai Hospital Employees

Apichard Sukontasarn, MD, Warut Chaiwong, BSc, MPH, Khajornsak Thepsen, MD, Prinya Chomsang, MD, Manoon Samranthin, MD, Thouantosaporn Suwanjutah, MD, Chokechai Suwannakijboriharn, MD, Worapaka Manosroi, MD, Jutarut Saikam, BNS, MSc, Chulathip Boonma, MPH, Chaiyos Kunanusont, MD,PhD


The Effect of Training on Knowledge, Perception, and Practice of Healthcare Personnel on the Use of Respiratory Protective Equipment during COVID-19 Pandemic at a Private Hospital in the Northern part of Thailand.

Chonwipha Chonwipha Teerasantipun, MD, Wittaya Pichetweerachai, MD, Nattaphol Pruetpongpun, MD, Kanokwan Suwannawat, RN, Warut Chaiwong, BSc, MPH, Chaiyos Kunanusont, MD, PhD


Effectiveness of using DSPM Family-mediated Preschool Parenting Program (FMPP) in Single-district Hospital, Northern part of Thailand

Jirachayaporn Inpracha, Wiwat Chiewsilp,MD, Duangjai Chaisrisawas,MNS, Paween Tangchitphisut,MD


Usefulness of Arterial Spin Labeling-Tumor Blood Flow and Dynamic Contrast-Enhanced Perfusion Techniques in Predicting Treatment Response of Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma

Dittapong Songsaeng, MD, Natthawut Jarunnarumol, MD, Kullathorn Thephamongkhol, MD, Jiraporn Setakornnukul, MD, Niyada Anusasnee, MD


Is silicosis still underdiagnosed?

Sirawit Stitsmith,MD, Narongpon Dumavibhat, MD, PhD, Charubongse Brohmwitak, MD, Sitthiphon Bunman, PhD, Apinut Jaroonpipatkul, MD, Thanaporn Panomsak, Kawintra Khantharot, MD, Arunee Pholngam, RN


Transposition of the great arteries, situs inversus with congenital complete heart block: Initial management and referring to the special unit

Kunlayanut Kanjanabura, MD, Siriporn Jongyorklang, MD, Watcharada Uckara, MD, Ekkit Surakarn. MD, Thavatchai Sasiprapha, MD


A Concept Analysis: Caregivers’ burden of Elderly Adults with Alzheimer’s Disease

Onuma kaewkerd,RN, PhD, Jirawan Silaudom, RN, Bsc, Benjayamas Pilayon, RN, PhD, Pipatpong Kempanya, RN, MSN, Vasinbhath Piyapongsakul, RN MSN, Piamsak Tanukit, RN MSN, Chinnakorn Dankasai, RN MSN, Nuttiya Prommasaka Na Sakonnakhon, RN MSN, Chadarat Kaewviengdach, RN, MNS, Vipawan Sehakom, RN, MNS, Pharichat Sanrang, RN, Jirutchaya Tonsawan,RN


Experience in the Cohort Intermediate Care Unit Arrangement and Nursing management of patients with COVID-19 at Bangkok Hospital Headquarters

Chutikan Suwalapha, RN, MBA, Thitaree Yongprawat, Wirongrong Charoengid, RN, MNS, Pornpimol Laongam, RN, MBA


Uniqueness of BDMS Centers of Excellence (CoE)

Chirotchana Suchato, MD, Chaiyos Kunanusont, MD, PhD


Cardiovascular Center of Excellence (HEART)

Damras Tresukosol, MD, FSCAI, FAPSIC


Preoperative Discussion, the Surgical Performance Improvement Project

Kanitta Siriwan, RN, Suthorn Bavonratanavech MD


From Bangkok Hematology Center to BDMS Center of Excellence for Hematology

Surapol Issaragrisil, MD, FRCP, FACP, FRCPA, FRCPath


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