The Siriraj Medical Bulletin (SMB) is an open access, peer-reviewed, quarterly national journal that considers articles on all aspects of health sciences on the basis of its originality, importance, interdisciplinary interest, timeliness, accessibility, elegance and surprising conclusions.

Studies must be scientifically valid; for research articles this includes a scientifically sound research question, the use of suitable methods and analysis, and following community-agreed standards relevant to the research field.


Types of Published Articles

The Siriraj Medical Bulletin (SMB) plays a vital role in sharing scientific knowledge, offering a range of article types to accommodate various dimensions of research and scholarship. While the primary focus of the SMB journal centers around original research articles, the journal also warmly welcomes review articles.

Original Article:

An original article represents a comprehensive research endeavor undertaken by the researchers themselves. It delves deeply into a specific research question or hypothesis, often involving data collection, analysis, and interpretation. Original articles are characterized by their systematic approach to presenting methods, results, and discussions.  See author guidelines 

Review Article:

An academic article related to patient care, nursing, medicine, and public health. It could be an article in the history of medicine, explaining specific topics or expanding upon previously published work. An article provides an exhaustive synopsis of research on a particular subject or offers a panoramic overview of existing research on a specific topic. It synthesizes findings from various sources, critically assesses the state of the field, and may provide insights into emerging trends and areas of debate. See author guidelines