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Critical, Medical & Surgical Nursing Journal

ISSN 2355-1992

Vol. 3 / No. 2 / Published : 2015-04

TOC : 7, and page :38 - 44

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Preventing the incidence of decubitus by using heel ring in patients with sceleton traction

Author :

  1. Asri Fatonah*1
  2. Sriyono*2
  3. Deni Yasmara*3
  1. Perawat RSUD Dr. Soetomo Surabaya
  2. Dosen Fakultas Keperawatan
  3. Dosen Fakultas Keperawatan

Abstract :

Introduction: The decubitus on the heel area can impact to the used of traction skeletal in patients with musculoskeletal injuries. The position of prolong elevation and pressure make poor vascular circulation flow. The used of heel ring can reduce the pressure and the static resistency. The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of the heel ring on the incidence of decubitus in patients with sceleton traction installed in the Bedah Flamboyan Ward, Dr. Soetomo hospital, Surabaya. Methods: A pre experimental with one group pre-post test design was used in this study. The population in this study were patients with sceleton traction installed of bohler braun frame. There were 14 samples who met to the inclusion criteria. The independent variable was heel ring and dependent variable was incidence of decubitus. Data was collected using observation sheet of incidence of decubitus then analyzed using with Wilcoxon Signed Rank Test with significance level <0.05. Results: Almost half (35.71%) encounter level 1of  decubitus before use the heel ring, and 100% no incidence of decubitus after use the heel ring. The result showed that there was an effect after the use of heel ring to the incidence of decubitus with p=0.025. Conclusion: The heel ring can be prevent decubitus in patients with traction sceleton. The result of this study can be a  reference for standardize  operating procedure especiality for the patients traction skeleton.

Keyword :

decubitus, heel ring, patient, sceleton traction,

References :

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