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

Current Issue

Volume 32, Number 5, September-October, 2018
TABLE OF CONTENTS
 
ORIGINAL ARTICLES
  • Factors influencing the quality of life among Indonesian elderly: a nursing home-based cross-sectional survey
  • Purpose In spite of being a significant public health concern, quality of life (QoL) amongst elderly in nursing home (NH) settings is rarely analyzed. The purpose of this paper is to examine the level of QoL and factors influencing QoL amongst elderly NH residents in Indonesia. Design/methodolog...
    Author : Bayu Anggileo Pramesona, Surasak Taneepanichskul
    Keyword (s) : Quality of life; Nursing home; Indonesia; Elderly
    Abstract | Full Text [ 26 Hits ]
  • Can early initiation to breastfeeding prevent stunting in 659 months old children?
  • Purpose The prevalence of stunting in children under five years old is high (37.9 percent). The health advantage of breast milk as a prevention is recognized. The purpose of this paper is to examine the relationship of early initiation to breastfeeding, wherein a child is breastfed within an hour ...
    Author : Muldiasman, Kusharisupeni, Endang Laksminingsih, Besral
    Keyword (s) : Indonesia; Breastfeeding; Early initiation to breastfeeding; Stunting in children
    Abstract | Full Text [ 5 Hits ]
  • Needs of patient with advanced stages of cancer in a Thai community: Mixed method approach
  • Purpose The purpose of this paper is to explore the needs of people with cancer in advanced stages and to analyze factors that influence them. Design/methodology/approach A concurrent mixed-method design was used. Descriptive design was conducted in Ubon Ratchathani Province, Thailand. Data wer...
    Author : Panita Krongyuth, Pimpan Silpasuwan, Chukiat Viwatwongkasem, Cathy Campbell
    Keyword (s) : Palliative care; Cancer patients
    Abstract | Full Text [ 6 Hits ]
  • Effectiveness of the intervention program for dengue hemorrhagic fever prevention among rural communities in Thailand: a quasi-experimental study
  • Purpose The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the effectiveness of the intervention program for dengue fever prevention among people in rural communities. Design/methodology/approach A quasi-experimental study was designed for two groups. The intervention group received five weeks of dengue...
    Author : Suda Hanklang, Paul Ratanasiripong, Suleegorn Sivasan
    Keyword (s) : Thailand; Prevention; Health belief model; Dengue hemorrhagic fever; Quasi-experimental study
    Abstract | Full Text [ 32 Hits ]
  • Life narrative to substance use: voices from LGBTQ people
  • Purpose While there is a growing amount of literature showing that lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ people) are more at risk to use substances compared to non-LGBTQ people, there is a gap in knowledge about the exploration of the life narrative, before and the turning point of ...
    Author : Nanchatsan Sakunpong
    Keyword (s) : LGBTQ people; Life narrative; Psychology narrative; Substance use
    Abstract | Full Text [ 31 Hits ]
 
REVIEW ARTICLES
  • Interventions commonly used to prevent work-related musculoskeletal disorders among healthcare workers
  • The purpose of this paper is to review the prevalence and risk factors of work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WMSDs) among healthcare workers (HCWs) in order to ascertain the occupation with the highest susceptibility to WMSD in the health sector. This paper will also review the effective inte...
    Author : Sanpatchaya Sirisawasd, Sasitorn Taptagaporn, Chaweewon Boonshuyar, Poramet Earde
    Keyword (s) : Work-related musculoskeletal disorders; Healthcare workers
    Abstract | Full Text [ 18 Hits ]
 
SHORT REPORT
  • Biological properties in relation to health promotion effects of Garcinia mangostana (queen of fruit): a short report
  • Purpose While there is a growing amount of literature showing that lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ people) are more at risk to use substances compared to non-LGBTQ people, there is a gap in knowledge about the exploration of the life narrative, before and the turning point of ...
    Author : Naymul Karim, Jitbanjong Tangpong
    Keyword (s) : Garcinia mangostana; Xanthones; Biological properties
    Abstract | Full Text [ 11 Hits ]
 
MISCELLANEOUS
  • Health and disease concepts: an approach to health development
  • Purpose Health for all is an ideal goal that all governments aspire to reach. The purpose of this paper is to assess the definitions of the key terms used to better appreciate the role of the WHO member states in their efforts to achieve improved healthcare systems that suit each nation’s pa...
    Author : Samlee Plianbangchang
    Keyword (s) : Health; Disease; Illness; Health development
    Abstract | Full Text [ 15 Hits ]