Welcome to Chulalongkorn Medical Journal

ISSN: 2651-2343 (Print)
ISSN: 2673-060X (Online)
Editor-in-Chief: Professor Sittisak Honsawek

Chulalongkorn Medical Journal is a multidisciplinary, open access, double-blind peer-reviewed international medical journal that publishes original research articles, review articles, case reports, and clinical studies encompassing a wide range of subjects in biomedical sciences and medicine. The purpose of this journal is to publish the articles dealing with biomedical sciences and medical aspects and health sciences in English language.

The Chulalongkorn Medical Journal has first published in 1954 by the Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University with a long history of landmark articles. Since then the journal has garnered a vast readership both domestically and internationally. The Chulalongkorn Medical Journal is being indexed in the international and national database including J-Gate portal, Publons, Citefactor, Directory of Research Journal Indexing (DRJI), Research Bib, Sherpa Romeo, Electronic Journals Library, Google Scholar, Scientific Indexing Services, Index Copernicus, and Thai-Journal Citation Index (TCI). In addition, the Journal follows international standards, guidelines, and flowcharts provided by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), the Council for International Organizations of Medical Sciences (CIOMS), the World Association of Medical Editors (WAME), and the Council of Science Editors.

The Chulalongkorn Medical journal is now published under Chulalongkorn University Press (http://chulapress.com/cupeng/), an established publishing and printing house of the Chulalongkorn University (https://www.chula.ac.th/en/). The journal aims to showcase outstanding research articles from all areas of biomedical sciences and medicine, to publish original research articles, short communication, review articles, case reports, letters to the editor and to provide both perspectives on a wide variety of experiences in medicine and reviews of the current state of biomedical sciences and medicine. Our publication criteria are based upon high ethical standards and rigorous scientific methodology (https://publicationethics.org/core-practices).

A Double-blind Peer-Reviewed, Open Access Journal

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VOLUME 66  NO. 1  1/2022

Original Articles
Rapid and simple detection of Escherichia coli O157: H7 using multiplex PCR (P. 1)
Alaleh Valiallahi, Mehdi Zeinoddini, AliReza Saeedinia, Fatemeh Sheikhi

Rate of drug-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae in children with invasive pneumococcal disease: a decade review (P. 7)
Thritsawan Thanyapalit, Suvaporn Anugulruengkitt, Watsamon Jantarabenjakul, Tuangtip Theerawit, Nattapong Jitrungruengnij, Thanyawee Puthanakit

Correlation between leg length discrepancy and asymptomatic sacroiliac joint dysfunction in young males (P. 15)
Taweewat Wiangkham, Pattamaporn Rinrit, Mananya Choprateep, Ralita Thamrongthanakul, Weerapong Chidnok

Validity and reliability of the Thai-version of Post Stroke Depression Scale (PSDS-T) (P. 23)
Kuankidnuttha Arunsri, Aurauma Chutinet, Sookjareon Tangwongchai

Comparative accuracy of unenhanced and IV-contrast enhanced MDCT in detection of acute appendicitis in adult patients (P. 33)
Sirivipa Charuswattanakul, Thitinan Chulroek

Quality of sleep in stroke patients at Phramongkutklao Hospital (P. 43)
Jirat Lothaka, Chavit Tunvirachaisakul, Naratorn Soponprapakorn

Surgical aspects of adrenal tumors in children (P. 51)
Sirima Liukitithara, Paisarn Vejchapipat, Katawaetee Decharun, Apirak Santingamkun

Associated factors of delirium tremens in the inpatients receiving psychiatric consultation-liaison service for alcohol-related problems (P. 57)
Rasmon Kalayasiri, Pairoj Sareedenchai

Game addiction and severity of ADHD symptoms among adolescent ADHD patients (P. 65)
Nuttawut Suksamai, Napakkawat Buathong, Sasithorn Preechawuttidach

Diagnostic accuracy of dual-energy CT to determine urinary tract stone composition: Differentiating between uric acid and non-uric acid urinary tract stone (P. 75)
Pawanaporn Rojanavijitkul, Pattama Tantigate, Supoj Ratchanon, Manint Usawachintachit, Krit Pongpirul, Bundit Chaopathomkul

Review Articles
Political economy of cannabis in Thailand (P. 115)
Mano Laohavanich

Spiritual perspectives of Thai psychiatrists on mental health (P. 83)
Vasin Kosolsak, Buranee Kanchanatawan

Prevalence and type of KRAS mutations in endometrial endometrioid carcinoma (P. 91)
Supaporn Suwiwat, Papitchaya Watcharanuruk, Siriwong Lattakanjanang, Anupong Nitiruangjaras, Kobkul Tungsinmunkong

Stress and associated factors of caregivers of elderly medical inpatients at King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital (P. 101)
Rattanaporn Chumnisart, Chavit Tunvirachaisakul

Relationships between activities of daily living capabilities, family support, and quality of life and mental health in the elderly in Laplae District, Uttaradit Province (P. 107)
Tanyarat Jeenheng, Siriluck Suppapitiporn