EARLY DETECTION OF PRESSURE SORES AND HEALTH EDUCATION IN PREVENTING THE OCCURRENCE OF PRESSURE SORES
Keywords: Early detection, Health education, Stroke, Decubitus
AbstractPrevention of pressure sores is a priority in the care of patients at risk of pressure sores.
The quality of nursing care is considered a key factor in the prevention of pressure sores.
Early detection of risk and health education will determine the next treatment plan.
The purpose of this study was to look at the effect of early detection of pressure sores and health education on the incidence of pressure sores.
The research design used was descriptive analytic with the respondents of the study were stroke patients who were hospitalized at Gambiran City Hospital in Kediri as many as 40 respondents.
Sampling using Purposive Sampling. Data collection uses instruments of risk assessment for stroke patients, pressure prevention questionnaire and pressure sores test sheet.
Data analysis uses Ordinal Regression analysis with the help of SPSS version 20 computer devices.
The test results show that Health Education and Detection of Risk of Sores obtained p-value <0.05, which means that there is an influence of the variable of Health Education and detection of the risk of Sores on the incidence of pressure sores.
Health education and early detection of the risk of pressure sores that will increase the occurrence of pressure sores. Early detection of risk and health education about pressure sores must be done early in the treatment process so that it can suppress the occurrence of pressure sores in stroke patients.