Surasak Buranatrevedh

Surasak Buranatrevedh
Thammasat University · Department of Community Medicine and Family Medicine

MD, DrPH

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Introduction
Surasak Buranatrevedh currently works at the Department of Community Medicine and Family Medicine, Thammasat University. Their current project is 'Transformative learning in medical education: lessons learned and participatory action research'.
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May 1993 - present
Thammasat University
Position
  • Professor (Full)

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Publications (12)
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Aims: The study objective was to develop a clinical risk score to assist occupational medicine physicians in diagnosing hospital workers' occupational lower back pain (LBP). Settings and design: A cross-sectional data collection design was conducted at Saraburi Hospital, Thailand. Methods and materials: The sample consisted of 220 hospital wor...
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Background: Health care network of Faculty of Medicine, Thammasat University is one of Contracting Unit for Primary Care (CUP) under Thai Universal Coverage (UC) scheme. It comprises four primary care units (PCUs): Khukhot Subdistrict Health Promoting Hospital (KSHPH), Lamsamkaeo Municipality Health Center (LMHC), Khukhot Municipality Health Cente...
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Occupational safety and health is one of important issues for workforce movement among ASEAN countries. The objective was to study laws, main agencies, and law enforcement regarding occupational safety and health in Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, and Singapore. This documentary research covered laws, main agencies' duties, and occupati...
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Work environment and health promotion needs are important factors for quality of life of workers. Study occupational health and safety hazards and control measures as well as health status and health promotion needs among personnel in Faculty of Medicine, Thammasat University. Material and Method: This was a cross sectional study. Questionnaires we...
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Background: General populations who live nearby aluminum foundry might have greater risk from exposure to metals from foundry. This study aimed to determine health risk assessment among general populations who lived nearby an aluminum foundry in Thailand. Materials and methods: Quantitative health risk assessment method of U.S. National Academy of...
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Foundry is an industry involved various kinds of metals and chemicals. Workers who work in foundry industry are at risk of exposure to these metals and chemicals. Objective of this study was to conduct quantitative health risk assessment for workers who exposed to metals from an aluminium production industry. The U.S. National Academy of Sciences'...
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To assess and develop an appropriate occupational health curriculum for Thai medical students. An assessment of existing occupational health curriculum in 12 Thai medical schools, questionnaire survey of occupational medicine experts, questionnaire survey of physicians practiced in industries and primary care hospitals in Pathumthani province, and...
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In Thailand, agriculture is one of the major occupations; however, there is no comprehensive agricultural occupational health promotion and disease prevention model available. Objectives of this study were to empower farmers to study occupational health and safety situation in rice farming and to develop model to promote their health and prevent oc...
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The primary purpose is to do cancer risk assessment of toxaphene by using four steps of risk assessment proposed by the United States National Academy of Sciences/National Research Council (NAS/NRC). Four steps of risk assessment including hazard identification, dose-response relationship, exposure assessment, and risk characterization were used to...
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It is suspected that endocrine-disrupting pesticides are involved in the development of several cancer and noncancer health risks in humans and wildlife. A large number of pesticides show endocrine-disrupting activities. The potential for human and animal exposure to such pesticides is very high. Farmers, as a group, may be particularly at risk, be...
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Participatory approach is an important tool to empower people to take care of their health. In this study, participatory approach was used in a poultry processing plant which had almost 8,000 workers. A group of volunteers from each department in this plant was selected from workers. They were trained for recognizing unsafe environment and act in t...

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Projects (2)
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To establish national database of research in medical education.
Project
We are exploring how transformative learning (TL) has been applied in medical education in Thailand. Findings from lessons learned will be used for PAR with four academic medical institutions to integrate TL in their curricula, including intra, extra, hidden and co-curricula.