Hubungan Antara Nyeri Gout Arthritis Dengan Kemandirian Lansia Di Puskesmas Towuntu Timur Kecamatan Pasan Kabupaten Minahasa Tenggara

Seran, Ribka • Bidjuni, Hendro • Onibala, Franly
Journal article Jurnal Keperawatan UNSRAT • 2016

Abstract

: Gout is a disease characterized by sudden onset, recurrent and accompanied by very painful arthritis due to the deposition of crystals of monosodium urate or uric acid accumulate in the joints due to high levels of uric acid in the blood. Gout arthritis is one of the health problems that often occur in elderly. The purpose of this research is to know the relationship of gout arthritis pain to the independence of the elderly in the East Towuntu Public Health Center district of Pasan regency of Southeast Minahasa with the number of samples was 30 respondentsThis research method is using cross sectional approach, the sample selection is done by sampling methods saturade. This research uses statistical analysis chi square test with á = 0,05. The result obtained value of p = 0,000 where p < 0,05 then Ho is rejected. Conclusions of this research that there is a relationship between the gout arthritis pain with elderly's independent in the East Towuntu Public Health Center district of Pasan regency of Southeast Minahasa. Suggested that health professionals can pay attention to any complaints of pain in the elderly to overcome the depedences of the elderly cause of the pain.

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