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. 16 No. 2 (2020): September

Published: 2020-09-25

Needs of Nursing for Prevention and Management of Non- Communicable Diseases in Primary Care Settings

Pawena Narasri, Sukanya Tantiprasoplap, Sirirat Leelacharas, Noppawan Piaseu


Type of Mass Media Exposure Effects on ZIKA-Related Knowledge and Behavior among Pregnant Women in Thailand

mass media, knowledge, ZIKA, pregnancy

Issara Siramaneerat, Sarinthorn Mungkhamanee, Wannisa Raksamart, Supit Boonlab, Pimnapat Bhomkittipich, Wanjai Lamprom


Preliminary Study: Reliability of HIV Health Literacy Test (HIV-HLT) among People Living with HIV

Sitthiphon Bunman, Thana Khawcharoenporn, MD, MSc, Anan Malarat, PhD, Pasitpon Vatcharavongvan, MD, PhD


Clinicopathological Study of 72 Periapical Lesions from Vietnamese Patients

Cuong Van Le, Pasutha Thunyakitpisal, Risa Chaisuparat


Effect of Implementing Clinical Nursing Practice Guideline for Mild Traumatic Brain Injury at Bangkok Pattaya Hospital

CHANTHIKA THITASAWADCHAIKAN, Apinya Siripitayakunkit, Sawai Norasan, Decha Kinthorn


Study in the Clinical Outcomes and Quality of Life in Epilepsy Patients at Bangkok Hospital Headquarters

Thitaree Yongprawat, Laksamee Jarrat, RN, Akanitha Seeboonruang, MSc, Chakorn Chansakul, MD, Chotipat Danchaivijitr, MD


Quality of life and Illness of Silicosis Patients

Krittin Silanun, MD, PhD, Wisree Wayurakul, MD, MHSc, Werawut Pattanaworapong, MD, Kriengsak Mungtoklang, BPH


A Pilot study of Histamine in Silkworm Pupae

Sitthiphon Bunman, Sanghyun Kim, MSc , Pakorn Thaiyanant, MSc, Chatrawin Krithep, MSc, Pannee Chinjarernpan, PhD


Living with the Unwelcome Guest: Thai Muslims Living with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Satit Promkhajorn, Nareemarn Neelapaichit, Tiraporn Junda, Varaporn Thipsuwannakool


Development of BDMS Utilization Review Technology (BURT): An Artificial Intelligence Tool Using Thai Natural Language Processing to Assess Appropriateness of Hospitalization

Jinhatha Panyasorn, MD, Piemchok Banomyong, MD, Kusuma Phetchunsakul, RN, Noppadol Phengpinit, RN, Varut Wiseschinda, Chaiyos Kunanusont, MD, PhD


Quantitative Fit Tests of Selected Respirators for Health Care Workers Caring for Patients with Confirmed or Suspected COVID-19

Thosporn Ekpreechakul, Wiphasiri Saiphiroonthong,MD, Warut Chaiwong, Chaiyos Kunanusont, MD, PhD


- Factors influencing lifestyle modification among persons with hypertension in Punakha, Bhutan


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


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