An evaluation of Dehydration Assessment and Zinc Administration in Children with Acute Diarrhea in Hospitals

Wardani, Septi and Nugroho, Sri Hananto Ponco and Santoso, Setiyo Budi (2021) An evaluation of Dehydration Assessment and Zinc Administration in Children with Acute Diarrhea in Hospitals. In: BIS-HSS 2020, 18 November 2020, Magelang, Central Java, Indonesia.

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Abstract

Improper management of diarrhea, either at home or in hospital, is one of the main causes of death in children with diarrhea. The problems that arise in the management of diarrhea in children in the hospital are the unclear classification of degrees of dehydration, parents do not know the administration of zinc tablets and the unclear discharge planning. The purpose of this study was to investigate how the assessment of dehydration and zinc administration in children with acute diarrhea in hospital in Magelang, Indonesia. The method used is a case study. Subjects in this study were nurses who managed acute diarrhea. Data collection was carried out by means of observation, documentation and interviews. The results showed that the assessment of dehydration was not specific, the duration and dose of zinc had been given correctly but education on zik administration had not been carried out properly. In conclusion, we found several strengths and weaknesses in the assessment of dehydration and zinc administration in acute diarrhea children in hospital.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: children acute diarrhea management dehydration assessment zink administrtation
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Depositing User: EAI Editor IV
Date Deposited: 20 Apr 2022 13:19
Last Modified: 20 Apr 2022 13:19
URI: https://eprints.eudl.eu/id/eprint/10547

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