EFFECTIVENESS OF PROVIDING VIRGIN COCONUT OIL (VCO) TOWARDS PRURITUS REDUCTION: STUDY ON PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASES UNDERGOING HEMODIALYSIS

Melastuti, Erna and Setyaningrum, Desy Ari Dwi (2016) EFFECTIVENESS OF PROVIDING VIRGIN COCONUT OIL (VCO) TOWARDS PRURITUS REDUCTION: STUDY ON PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASES UNDERGOING HEMODIALYSIS. In: The Proceeding of 7th International Nursing Conference: Global Nursing Challenges in The Free Trade Era, 8-9 April 2016, Surabaya.

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Abstract

Introduction: Pruritus is the most frequent problems faced by hemodialysis patients. One of pruritus cause on patients with chronic kidney diseases is xerosis or dry skin. The study aims to find the effectiveness of providing VCO towards pruritus decreasing on patients with chronic kidney diseases who are undergoing hemodialysis. Methods: It was a quantitative study “Quasi Experimental non equivalent control group“ with intervention on providing VCO (Virgin Coconut Oil). Data collecting was carried out by 5-D questionnaire of pruritus scale and observation sheets of Visual Analog Scale (VAS). The number of respondents is 60 patients with total sampling technique. The data obtained is processed statistically by using Wilcoxon Test. Result: The statistical test result of Wilcoxon showthat there is a significant differencebetween the change of pruritus scale after intervention on comparison group and treatment group with value p = 0.000 (p value < 0.05). Discussion: VCO is effective in reducing pruritus on patients with chronickidney diseases who are undergoing hemodialysis. Key words: vco, pruritus, hemodialysis patients

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Subjects: R Medicine > RT Nursing
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences > School of Medicine
Depositing User: Dimas Dwi Arbi
Date Deposited: 14 Sep 2016 08:50
Last Modified: 09 Jan 2017 04:14
URI: http://eprints.ners.unair.ac.id/id/eprint/293

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