GINGER THERAPY TO REDUCE PAIN IN ELDERLY WITH OSTEOARTHRITIS

Zatihulwani, Eliza Zihni and Asmoro, Candra Panji (2016) GINGER THERAPY TO REDUCE PAIN IN ELDERLY WITH OSTEOARTHRITIS. 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:The aging process is a natural biological process which can’t be avoided , and running continuously. It will lead to changes in anatomical , physiological , and biochemical in the body , so it will affect the body's ability to function and overall. Osteoarthritis ( OA ) is a degenerative joint disease that is most common and often lead to an inability with symptoms such as joint pain , stiffness, and limitation of movement. Studies in experimental animal, mice proved that ginger extracts have anti-inflammatory substances. The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of ginger compress in elderly patients with OA , based on some of the existing literature. Method: we get three literature after going through the PICO strategy and selection of appropriate literature topics we find. The study design of the three journals using different designs include phenomenology; qualitative research ; observational studies and case studies. The population of each journal was : 1) Journal A : 10 people with OA, over the age of 45 years, 2) Journal B : 20 people with OA, with an average age of 64 years ( 80 % women), 3)Journal C, consists of :56 patients with knee or hip OA (average age 66 years ; 73 % women), 120 patients with knee or hip OA ( average age 58 years , 26 % women ), and 29 patients with knee OA ( average age 62 years , 79 % women ). Results:The results of the literature review of the three journals is a topical treatment or a compress of ginger has the potential to relieve symptoms , improve overall health , and increase the independence of people with chronic osteoarthritis . There is no significant effect in patients with OA in the knee or hip. Discussion: Further research is needed to design of research , instrument , and ginger doze needed for safety and effectiveness Keywords :Ginger therapy, Pain, Osteoartritis, Elderly

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Subjects: R Medicine > RT Nursing
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences > School of Medicine
Depositing User: Dimas Dwi Arbi
Date Deposited: 09 Nov 2016 06:22
Last Modified: 09 Nov 2016 06:22
URI: http://eprints.ners.unair.ac.id/id/eprint/352

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