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


Volume 32, Number 2, March-April, 2018
  • Self-efficacy, social support, and quality of life among primary family-member caregivers of patients with cancer in Thailand
  • Purpose – In Thailand, most patients with cancer primarily receive in-home care from their family members. However, information regarding the quality of life (QoL) of the primary family-member caregivers is scarce. The purpose of this paper is to assess primary family-member caregivers’ QoL an...
    Author : Anchalee Warapornmongkholkul, Nopporn Howteerakul, Nawarat Suwannapong, Nopadol Soparattanapaisarn
    Keyword (s) : Self-efficacy; Social support; Quality of life; Primary family-member caregiver; Cancer patient
    Abstract | Full Text [ 68 Hits ]
  • Knowledge, attitude and practice of municipal solid waste management among highland residents in Northern Thailand
  • Purpose – Chiang Rai is the northernmost province of Thailand. Municipal solid wastes (MSWs) was generated 430,828.2 ton/y in this area; however, only 24 percent of waste was properly disposed, and 43 percent of waste was properly managed. The purpose of this paper is to explore knowledge, attitude...
    Author : Pussadee Laor, Yanasinee Suma, Vivat Keawdounglek, Anuttara Hongtong, Tawatchai Apidechkul, Nittaya Pasukphun
    Keyword (s) : Knowledge; Questionnaire survey; Attitude and practice; Municipal solid waste management; Highland residents
    Abstract | Full Text [ 72 Hits ]
  • The experiences of survivors of intimate partner violence in Thai women
  • Purpose – The study on experiences of women with intimate partner violence (IPV) reveals the meanings of recovering psychological health and independence from their abuser. However, not much study has been done to reveal experiences of abused women in their attempt to recover from their past traumat...
    Author : Suwannee Sroisong, Somporn Kantharadussadee Triamchaisri, Ronnachai Kongsakon, Trude Bennett, Ratchneewan Ross
    Keyword (s) : Intimate partner violence; Survivor; Phenomenological method
    Abstract | Full Text [ 59 Hits ]
  • Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination and factors related to intention to obtain the vaccine among young college women in Thailand
  • Purpose – Most cervical cancers are caused by genital human papillomavirus (HPV). However, it can be prevented if females receive an HPV vaccine. Nevertheless, there is limited evidence of HPV vaccination and predictors of intention to obtain the vaccine among young women in Thailand. The paper aims...
    Author : Nop T. Ratanasiripong, Sirinat Sri-Umporn, Duangrat Kathalae, Suda Hanklang, Paul Ratanasiripong
    Keyword (s) : Thailand; Vaccine; Subjective norms; HPV vaccination
    Abstract | Full Text [ 58 Hits ]
  • The impacts of community-based HIV testing and counselling on testing uptake: a systematic review
  • Purpose – Community-based HIV testing and counselling (HTC) has been recommended for improving access to prevention, care, and treatment services in at-risk populations. Earlier systematic reviews and meta-analyses have been undertaken, but due to some methodological limitations, their findings do n...
    Author : Jaelan Sumo Sulat, Yayi Suryo Prabandari, Rossi Sanusi, Elsi Dwi Hapsari, Budiono Santoso
    Keyword (s) : Systematic review; Community-based HIV testing and counselling; Uptake of HIV testing; Cluster randomized trials
    Abstract | Full Text [ 47 Hits ]
  • Patient readiness for discharge after total hip replacement: an integrative review
  • Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to reduce or eliminate pain while enabling full advantage and function of daily living activities after hospital discharge. Readiness for discharge depends largely on prior healthcare team preparations for both patients and their families. Design/methodology/a...
    Author : Supattra Changsuphan, Puangpaka Kongvattananon, Chomchuen Somprasert
    Keyword (s) : Patient experience; Integrative review; Total hip replacement; Discharge readiness
    Abstract | Full Text [ 41 Hits ]
  • An investigation into respiratory health problems of workers at stone crushing industries in Bangladesh
  • Purpose – Occupational exposure to dust is a major health and safety concern for workers in developing countries. Such laborers are often exposed to dust without being aware of its threat to their health. In the process of crushing stone, mineralogical materials are released into the environment. Th...
    Author : Ehtesham Kabir, Aminul Islam, Md. Taufikuzzaman
    Keyword (s) : Bangladesh; Respiratory problems; Spirometry; Silicosis; Lung fibrosis
    Abstract | Full Text [ 54 Hits ]
  • International leadership for the control of disease outbreaks relating to “One Health”
  • Purpose – In view of the current global challenge of infectious diseases transmitted from animal to man, this is a complimentary piece of paper to promote, in particular, the inter-sectorial and multi-disciplinary coordination and cooperation in their prevention and control, among all concerned agen...
    Author : Samlee Plianbangchang
    Keyword (s) : Multi-disciplinary; Multi-sectorial; Multiple stakeholders and partners; Networking approach; Partnership development
    Abstract | Full Text [ 26 Hits ]