Editor

Professor Dr. Somchit Hanucharurnkul, Editor, Pacific Rim Int. Jour. of Nurs. Res. Ramathibodi School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital,Mahidol University, Thailand

Professor Dr. Sue Turale, Adjunct Professor, HOPE School of Nursing, Wuhan University, China

Professor Dr. Siriporn Chirawatkul, Faculty of Nursing, Khon Kaen University, Thailand

Editorial Board Members

Professor Dr. Afaf I. Meleis, School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, United States

Professor Dr. Antonia M. Villarruel, School of Nursing, Michigan University, United States

Professor Dr. Dorothy Brooten, School of Nursing Florida International University

Professor Dr. Gwen Sherwood, College of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, United States

Professor Dr. JoAnne M. Youngblut, College of Nursing & Health Sciences, Florida International University, United States

Assosiate Professor Dr. Kanaungnit Pongthavornkamol, Department of Medical Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, Mahidol University, Thailand

Professor Dr. Karin Olson, College of Nursing, University of Alberta, Canada

Professor Dr. Kay C. Avant, School of Nursing, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, United States

Professor Dr. Linda Faye Clark Bullock, College of Nursing, University of Virginia, USA 225 Jeanette Lancaster Way, Charlottesville, VA 22903-3388, United States

Professor Dr. Myoung-Ae Choe, College of Nursing, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, Korea, Republic of

Assosiate Professor Dr. Noppawan Piaseu, Ramathibodi School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine RamathibodiHospital, Mahidol University, Thailand

Professor Dr. Oisaeng Hong, Director, occupational & Environmental Health Nursing Program University of California, San Francisco, United States

Assosiate Professor Dr. Orasa Punpakdee, Ramathibodi School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine RamathibodiHospital, Mahidol University, Thailand

Associate Professor Dr. Patraporn Tungpunkom, Faculty of Nursing, Chiang Mai University, Thailand

Professor Dr. Pimpan Silpasuwan, Faculty of Public Health, Mahidol University, Thailand

Professor Dr. Rozzano C. Locsin, Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing, Florida Atlantic University, United States

Professor Dr. Rutja Phuphaibul, Mahidol University, Thailand

Associate Professor Dr. Saipin Kasemkitwattana, Thailand Nursing and Midwifery Council, Thailand

Professor Dr. Sally Chan, Head of School School of Nursing and Midwifery The University of Newcastle, Australia

Professor Emerita Shake ketefian, School of Nursing, University of Michigan, United States

Professor Dr. Sookbin Im, College of Nursing, Eulji University, Korea, Republic of

Professor Dr. Teresa Elizabeth Stone, Faculty of Health Sciences, Graduate School of Medicine,Yamaguchi University, Japan

Assosiate Professor Dr. Tipaporn Wonghongkul, Faculty of Nursing, Chiang Mai University, Thailand

Professor Dr. Tracey Thérèse Anne McDONALD, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine Faculty of Health Sciences, Australian Catholic University, Australia

Professor Dr. Veena Jirapaet, Faculty of Nursing, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

Assosiate Professor Dr. Wanapa Sritanyarat, Faculty of Nursing, Khon Kaen University, Thailand

Assosiate Professor Dr. Wandee Suttharangsee, Faculty of Nursing, Prince of Songkla University, Thailand

Professor Dr. Waraporn Chaiyawat, Faculty of Nursing, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

Professor Dr. Warunee Fongkaew, Faculty of Nursing, Chiang Mai University, Thailand

Professor Dr. Wipada Kunaviktikul, Faculty of Nursing, Chiang Mai Universit, Thailand

Assosiate Professor Dr. Yajai Sithimongkol, Faculty of Nursing, Mahidol University, Thailand

Professor Dr. Yu-Mei Yu Chao, Adjunct Investigator, Center for Health Policy Research and Development, National Health Research Institutes, Taiwan, Province of China

Journal Manager

sasithorn prawech, Ramathibodi School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital,Mahidol University., Thailand

Statistician Consultant

Assistant Professor Dr. Pisamai Orathai, Ramathibodi School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital,Mahidol University, Thailand