PENGARUH PERAWATAN LUKA MENGGUNAKAN MADU TERHADAP KOLONISASI BAKTERI STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS PADA LUKA DIABETIK PASIEN DIABETES MELLITUS DI WILAYAH KERJA PUSKESMAS RAMBIPUJI KABUPATEN JEMBER
Nuril Hudha Al Anshori
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Diabetes Mellitus is a group of heterogeneous disorders characterized by an increase in blood glucose level, accompanied by metabolic disorder due to hormonal disturbances. This disease causes some complications, one of which is the appearance of foot ulcer. Diabetic wound very easily causes complications in the form of infection caused by bacterial invasion, and hyperglycemia condition boosts the growth of bacteria. One of the bacteria that can cause infection in diabetic wound is Staphylococcus aureus. Diabetic wound care can be done with honey. Honey contains antibacterial, antioxidant and hydrogen peroxide that can kill harmful germs. The purpose of this research was to identify the effect of wound care with honey on Staphylococcus aureus colonization in diabetic wound. The research design used was a pre-experiment with one group pretest and posttest design. Sample was taken using consecutive sampling with 7 respondents. Data analysis applied dependent t-test and obtained p value of 0.000 (p value <α = 0.05); it can be concluded that there is an effect of wound care with honey on Staphylococcus aureus bacterial colonization in diabetic wounds of patients with diabetes mellitus in work area of Public Health Center of Rambipuji Jember. The suggestion from this study is to apply honey as a wound care agent because it has antibacterial activity that can help prevent infection and accelerate wound healing.