Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Health Sciences (ICHS 2018)

The Effect of Nutrition Messages Through Whatsapp Messenger Applications on Food Intake and Albumin Level In Surgery Patients At Bantul Hospital Yogyakarta

Authors
Ida Mardalena, Mundakir
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Ida Mardalena
Available Online November 2019.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/ichs-18.2019.18How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Nutrition, Whatsapp Messenger, Surgery Patients.
Abstract
Background. Nutrition status has been known to have a very important role in the process of wound healing surgery. The condition of malnutrition in hospital for patients is also known to affect the length of hospitalization period, changes in clinical conditions, increased use of hospital support resources, and increased risk of complications. Objective. The objective of this study was to determine the effect of nutritional messages using WhatsApp messenger application to feed intake and surgical patient albumin levels in Bantul Regency Yogyakarta. Methods. This study used quasi-experiment with Posttest only with control groups Design. The research Used 66 respondents divided into 33 respondents treatment group and 33 respondents of the comparison group. Independent t-test with 95% CI was employed as the statistical test. Results. There was a significant difference in mean food intake of surgical patients who were given a nutritional message using WhatsApp messenger apps with those who were not using WhatsApp messenger at alpha 5% with a p-value of 0.026. There was no difference in mean serum albumin values among surgical patients who were given a nutritional message using WhatsApp messenger apps with those who were not using WhatsApp messenger at alpha 5% with p 0,527.
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Proceedings
5th International Conference on Health Sciences (ICHS 2018)
Publication Date
November 2019
ISBN
978-94-6252-824-6
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/ichs-18.2019.18How to use a DOI?
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license.

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