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SCImago Journal & Country Rank
ISSN 0857-4421 (Print)
From : 1986-
ISSN 2586-940X (Online)
From : 2011-


Volume 31, Number 3, May-June, 2017
  • The Effect of Self-Selected Distraction Technique on the Pain Caused by Venipuncture in Early Adolescents with Cancer
  • Background: Early adolescents with cancer suffer from pain caused by treatment procedures. They reported the pain from venipuncture made them suffer more than their disease. Unmanaged pain has been associated with their development and quality of life. Distraction has been demonstrated to reduce pai...
    Author : Phuttamas Chanthong, Veena Jirapaet
    Keyword (s) : Self-selected distraction; Pain; Early adolescent; Venipuncture
    Abstract | Full Text [ 52 Hits ]
  • Effects of the Interpersonal Need Program on Suicidal Ideation and Suicidal Attempt in Mentally Ill Patients
  • Background: Mentally ill patients are extremely at risk for suicide. Interpersonal need program which is the nursing intervention for mentally ill patients based on interpersonal theory of suicide was developed by the researchers to reduce suicidal ideation and suicidal attempt. The present study ai...
    Author : Tantawan Yamboonruang, Jintana Yunibhand
    Keyword (s) : Interpersonal need program; Suicidal ideation; Suicidal attempt; Mentally ill patient
    Abstract | Full Text [ 34 Hits ]
  • Effects of Sodium Intake on Sleep Quality with Uncontrolled Hypertension Patients in Rural Chiang Rai Province, Northern Thailand
  • Background: Sodium intake was associated with an increasing in blood pressure level. Meanwhile, the duration of sleeping either short sleep (< 7 hours) or long sleep (> 8 hours) are positively associated with the risk factors such as obesity, diabetes, hypertension and cardiovascular disease. Hence,...
    Author : Phatcharin Winyangkul, Watcharapong Ruankham
    Keyword (s) : Sodium intake; Sleep quality; Uncontrolled hypertension, Thailand
    Abstract | Full Text [ 43 Hits ]
  • Determinants of Diabetes Mellitus Type 2 Risk in Ron Phiboon Sub-District, Nakhon Si Thammarat Province, Thailand
  • Background: Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a chronic metabolic disease resulting from diminished insulin production by pancreas (type 1) or the ineffective use of insulin by the body (type 2). Known risk factors for DM, especially DM type 2, include older age, obesity; unbalanced diet, physical inactivit...
    Author : Kwanyuen Sripaoraya, Wattasit Siriwong, Sumol Pavittranon, Robert S. Chapman
    Keyword (s) : Determinants; Diabetes risk; Diabetes mellitus type 2; Thailand
    Abstract | Full Text [ 45 Hits ]
  • Running a Nursing Home Business: Risk, Opportunity or Challenge for Nurse Entrepreneurs
  • Background: Aging society is recently the most concerning issue which many countries in this world are facing inevitably including Thailand. There are several problems coming with elderly people such as chronic diseases, disability, or dependency. Some family members cannot appropriately take care o...
    Author : Chaowarit Ngernthaisong, Areewan Oumtanee
    Keyword (s) : Entrepreneurship; Nurse entrepreneur; Nursing home service
    Abstract | Full Text [ 33 Hits ]
  • A Classification of Sleep Disorders with Optimal Features Using Machine Learning Techniques
  • Background: Sleep disorders become one of the early warnings of potential Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs). Polysomnography (PSG) or sleep test is a formal method to diagnose sleep disorders. However, the PSG is limited in many hospitals due to its high costs. It also requires various sensors attach...
    Author : Thakerng Wongsirichot, Anantaporn Hanskunatai
    Keyword (s) : Sleep disorders; Polysomnography; Machine learning; Classification model
    Abstract | Full Text [ 62 Hits ]
  • Potential of Leptocarpus Disjunctus as Hypnotic Plant: Study on Drosophila Melanogaster and Mice Models
  • Background: Leptocarpus disjunctus Mast. is an edible plant which belongs to Restionaceae family. Although, it was reported to cause drowsiness and sleepiness after consumption, it has been continuously consumed as food or food ingredient in Southern region of Thailand. This research aimed to invest...
    Author : Watchara Damjuti, Chanida Palanuvej, Tingli Li, Nijsiri Ruangrungsi
    Keyword (s) : Sleeping analysis; Drosophilla melanogaster; Hypnotic activity; Leptocarpus disjunctus
    Abstract | Full Text [ 45 Hits ]
  • Effect of Protein Supplement on Weight Loss in Overweight and Obese Adults
  • Background: Overweight and obesity are two major public health problems that affect health of people both short term and long term. Controlling energy from diet and modification ratio of nutrient intake are alternative choices for reducing weight. This study aimed to compare high and normal protein ...
    Author : Voranuch Lomsoonthorn, Daruneewan Warodomwichit, Kulapong Jayanama
    Keyword (s) : Obese; Normal protein; High protein; Energy restriction diet; Supplement
    Abstract | Full Text [ 68 Hits ]
  • The Effect of the Supportive Educative Nursing Program on Glycemic Control in Vietnamese Patients with Uncontrolled Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: a Randomized Controlled Trial
  • Background: The prevalence of uncontrolled diabetes has dramatically increased. Nursing interventions in this area are limited. This study was a randomized controlled trial design that aimed to test the effect of the supportive educative nursing program on glycemic control in Vietnamese patients wit...
    Author : Nguyen Thi Minh Chinh, Sureeporn Thanasilp, Sunida Preechawong
    Keyword (s) : Supportive educative nursing program; Glycemic control; Uncontrolled type 2 diabetes; Vietnam
    Abstract | Full Text [ 56 Hits ]
  • Evidence Behind 10,000 Steps Walking
  • A recommendation to walk 10,000 steps/day is widely promoted among populations. This study aimed to review scientific evidence of 10,000 steps walking. English language articles between years 2000-2016 were searched from online databases; MEDLINE, CINAHL, and Google Scholar. The search terms were ...
    Author : Apichai Wattanapisit, Sanhapan Thanamee
    Keyword (s) : Health benefits; Walking; 10,000 steps walking
    Abstract | Full Text [ 70 Hits ]