ASUPAN MAKAN DAN STATUS GIZI ANAK DENGAN PALSI SEREBRALIS

SUGIARTO, FELICITA and Setiawati E M, Mexitalia (2012) ASUPAN MAKAN DAN STATUS GIZI ANAK DENGAN PALSI SEREBRALIS. Undergraduate thesis, Fakultas Kedokteran.

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Background: In 25% of normal children and 80% of children with developmental disorders have been reported having feeding difficulties. One of them was cerebral palsy. The motor disorder in children with cerebral palsy leads into the fedding difficulties. That disorder has a significant effect on growth, development and nutritional status. Aim: This study was aim to describe and to analyze the food intake (energy and protein) and nutritional status in children with cerebral palsy. Methods: This was a cross sectional study with descriptive analysis. Nutritional status was measured by Body Mass Index (BMI) and food intake was assessed by two days food recall. Results: This research was conducted in Yayasan Pendidikan Anak Cacat (YPAC) Semarang. The number of subjects were 27 children, aged 2-10 years, giving the results: the average of energy intake in children with cerebral palsy was 1133,96 kcal and the average of protein intake was 38,69 gram. The average of energy need according to the formula of Nelson was 1761,39 kcal and the average of protein need was 29,23 gram. The subjects who had lower energy intake were 81,5% and the subjects who had lower protein intake were 33,3%. The subjects who had undernutrition status were 88,9%. Conclusion: Most children with cerebral palsy had lower energy intake and higer protein intake compared to the energy and protein need of individuals according to the formula of Nelson. Most children with cerebral palsy were undernutrition. Keywords: Food intake, nutritional status, cerebral palsy.

Item Type:Thesis (Undergraduate)
Subjects:R Medicine > RJ Pediatrics > RJ101 Child Health. Child health services
Divisions:Faculty of Medicine > Department of Medicine
Faculty of Medicine > Department of Medicine
ID Code:37537
Deposited By:Ms Lutfiatun Heni
Deposited On:06 Dec 2012 10:45
Last Modified:06 Dec 2012 10:45

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