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 64  NO. 3  7/2020

Special Articles
Outbreak of novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV): The first three-month experience of anesthesiologists in Thai university hospital (P. 231)
Benjamas Kiatkasemsan, Mutita Chaichalothorn, Titipon Payongsri, Somrat Charuluxananan

Preventing transmission of COVID-19 infections and the mental health sequalae among older people (P. 355)
Shyh Poh, Teo

Original Articles
Assessment of radiation dose in cardiac CT angiography using retrospective ECG gating technique at Ramathibodi Hospital (P. 237)
Saifhon Admontree, Sawwanee Asavaphatiboon, Napapong Pongnapang, Anchali Krisanachinda

Staphylococcus aureus carriage and contamination of mobile phones among students of An-Najah National University in Palestine (P. 247)
Motasem Yosof Al-Masri, Nael Sodki Abu-Hasan

Economic benefits of medication reconciliation performed by pharmacists in Heart Failure Clinic (P. 259)
Tasigan Chaemchoi, Adisak Weerasaksanti, Thanaporn Poohirunkul, Suthida Chanchencho, Yotsaya Kunlamas, Pitchapong Kositchaiwat, Sarawut Siwamogsatham, Angkawipa Trongtorsak, Sarinya Puwanant, Supanee Sinphurmsukskul, Aekarach Ariyachaipanich

Relevance of electrolytes, creatinine and uric acid in progression of type 2 diabetes mellitus in Bangladeshi population (P. 267)
Md. Atiar Rahman, Shahnowaj Bhuyian, Md. Areeful Haque, Dina Hajjare, Walla Alelwanie, Arwa A. Makkie

Family functioning and associated factors in families of children and adolescents with chronic illness at King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital (P. 275)
Dudaroon Limsawat, Thanvaruj Booranasuksakul, Taninee Sahakitrungruang

Factors affecting sleep quality in acute coronary syndrome survivors (P. 283)
Pattaranan Susuthi, Doungrut Wattanakitkrileart, Kanaungnit Pongthavornkamol, Chatkanok Dumavibhat

Bioceramic resonance induced extrasensory perception or altered state of consciousness: A pilot study of Taiwan (P. 291)
Ting Kai Leung

Effect of a family member support program on exercise behavior among family members with hypertensive patients (P. 299)
Warangkana Sonjai, Yupa Jewpattanakul, Rukchanok Koshakri

Outcomes of hyperbaric oxygen therapy for central retinal artery occlusion in Somdech Phra Pinklao Hospital (P. 307)
Chatchadaporn Kraisornpornsan, Thosporn Vimolkej, Napang Kedkovid

Impact of a multimodal intervention program on hand hygiene compliance at Bangkok Tertiary Care Hospital (P. 315)
Wipaporn Natalie Songtaweesin, Suvaporn Anugulruengkit, Rujipat Samransamruajkit, Darintr Sosothikul, Mayuree Prinyawat, Ornanong Tangsrijitdee, Anry Nakphunsung, Patchareeyawan Srimuan, Jiratchaya Sophonphan, Chitsanu Pancharoen, Thanyawee Puthanakit

Case Report
Segmental small bowel volvulus caused by a single adhesion band in a 5-year-old girl: A case report (P. 343)
Sirima Liukitithara, Paisarn Vejchapipat

Review Articles
Mechanism of muscle injury from eccentric exercise induced free radicals and protection with antioxidants (P. 347)
Kultida Klarod, Pornprom Surakul

Tea polyphenols extracted from fresh young tea leaves exhibits antibacterial activity against some bacterial species: An in vitro study (P. 325)
Belal Hossain Sikder, Shafiul Alam, Shakir Moazzem, Hazrat Ali, Abdullah Al-Mamun, Shah Samiur Rashid

Effect of Social Skills Training Program on social functioning in patients with major depressive disorder in Outpatient Psychiatric Department, King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital (P. 335)
Vanussanun Jannim, Peeraphon Lueboonthavatchai