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 65  NO. 2  4/2021

Original Articles
Prevalence and related factors of musculoskeletal discomfort among pharmacy personnel of King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital (P. 103)
Wiboon Jiamthubthugsin, Pornchai Sithisarankul

Pressure differences during foot reflexology affect blood flow to brain and kidneys (P. 111)
Kanokwan Srisupornkornkool, Titipong Kaewlak, Watchara Kaewmahanil, Sompiya Somthavil, Onuma Boonyarom, Kanjana Jittiporn

Effects of modified U-shaped interspinous distraction device on cadaveric intervertebral disc pressure (P. 121)
Chindanai Hongsaprabhas, Pibul Itiravivong, Pairat Tangpornprasert, Chanyaphan Virulsi

Association among basal metabolic rate, body composition and pulmonary function in university students (P. 129)
Myat Su Bo, Cheah Whye Lian, Nur Adriana binti Azhar, Muhammad Ashraf Fraiee bin Amran, Yeo Deng Xin, Nurazizah binti Anis

Effect of using smartphone before bedtime and sleep quality of middle-adulthood officers at Chulalongkorn University (P. 137)
Bhakkhaphorn Booranasuntikul, Naowarat Kanchanakhan

Depression and sleep quality among nurses in a tertiary hospital in Bangkok (P. 147)
Pariyanuch Junsatitanon, Krit Pongpirul

Factors predicting chemotherapy induced peripheral neuropathy in breast cancer patients receiving neurotoxic chemotherapy (P. 155)
Sunet Jiwpanya, Chongjit Saneha, Wimolrat Puwarawuttipanit, Pongwut Danchaivijitr

Utilization of hearing aids for the underprivileged at Sisaket Hospital under Thai Red Cross Hearing Aids Project (P. 165)
Kanda Limitlaohaphan

The psychometric property testing of the Children’s Yale-Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale (CY-BOCS): Thai version (P. 173)
Wangsuk Wittayapanyanond, Nuttorn Pityaratstian, Napakkawat Buathong

Effects of a telehealth program on the functional status and rehospitalization rates of patients after coronary artery bypass grafts (P. 179)
Nattaya Sanonoi, Usavadee Asdornwised, Kessiri Wongkongkam, Teerapong Tocharoenchok

Case Report
Unusual position of appendix in a complicated group of children with acute appendicitis causing midline with additional right lower quadrant incision: A report of 2 cases (P. 219)
Vichack Chakrapan Na Ayudhya, Kobkool Chakrapan Na Ayudhya, Paiboon Sookpotarom

Anxiety of students with visual impairment in school for visually impaired students in Thailand (P. 187)
Penphitcha Leksaranyaphong, Siriluck Suppapitiporn

Effects of customized foot orthoses on lower limbs kinematics in adults with highly pronated foot (P. 195)
Pimwadee Permsombat, Praneet Pensri

Corticosteroid injection for relief triggering symptom in trigger finger (P. 207)
Kawee Pataradool, Krainon Wasupen

Effects of fenoterol/ipratropium bromide on FEV1 and hyperinflation in Thai COPD patients (P. 211)
Kamon Kawkitinarong, Anan Ananpipatkul, Nareerat Sae-Eao, Thanin Asawawichienchinda, Worawan Sirichana