GAMBARAN TINGKAT PENGETAHUAN TENTANG RADIOTERAPI PADA PASIEN KANKER NASOFARING DI RUMAH SAKIT UMUM DAERAH DR. MOEWARDI SURAKARTA

Rosita, Ita and Widyaningsih, Suzana (2017) GAMBARAN TINGKAT PENGETAHUAN TENTANG RADIOTERAPI PADA PASIEN KANKER NASOFARING DI RUMAH SAKIT UMUM DAERAH DR. MOEWARDI SURAKARTA. Undergraduate thesis, Diponegoro university.

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Abstract

Patients knowledge about radiotherapy is one of the success factors of radiotherapy treatment. The importance of knowledge in radiotherapy treatment is to help patients to control the side effects of radiotherapy, prevent and reduce morbidity due to its side effects. The purpose of this research was to determine the level of knowledge about radiotherapy in nasopharynx cancer patients undergoing radiotherapy at Dr. Moewardi Hospital. The research design was a descriptive survey with total sampling technique. Total respondents in this study were 33 patients. Data were collected using 38 questions levels of knowledge about radiotherapy with the value of the validity and reliability r = 0.935. The results showed that 69,7% of respondents had good knowledge about the side effects of radiotherapy, while approximately half of the respondents had bad knowledge about prevention (48.4%) and the management of side effects of radiotherapy (51.6%). The results implied that patients with nasopharynx cancer in Radiotherapy Installation Dr. Moewardi Hospital had shown good level of knowledge, but there were still nearly half of the respondents having bad knowledge about radiotherapy. The research suggested that health professional to deliver information regarding purposes, schedules, side effects, prevention of side effects, and management of side effects of radiotherapy. Not only do when doctors plan radiotherapy treatment but also be repeated when patients take medical control

Item Type:Thesis (Undergraduate)
Subjects:R Medicine > RT Nursing
Divisions:Faculty of Medicine > Department of Nursing
Faculty of Medicine > Department of Nursing
ID Code:51847
Deposited By:Mr Bekti Iskandar
Deposited On:24 Feb 2017 10:18
Last Modified:24 Feb 2017 10:18

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