PENGARUH PERAWATAN LUKA DENGAN MADU TERHADAP PENYEMBUHAN LUKA KLIEN KUSTA DI WILAYAH KERJA PUSKESMAS JENGGAWAH KABUPATEN JEMBER
Yusuf Arif Permana
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Leprosy is an acute disease which is caused by leprosy bacteria (Mycobacterium leprae) which attacks periphery nerve, skin, and the other body tissue. Wound is the high risk for leprosy victims in conjunction with the loosing of sensitive sensation because of the function of nerve is broken. Care and handling the wounds use honey. Honey has functions as antibacterial, antiinflame, stimulant, and heal the wound quickly. The aim of this research is to know the influence of using honey in wound care of the leprosy clients. This research uses preexperiment study with pre-test and post-test group design methods. This research is done in working area of Jenggawah public health center in Jember with purposive sampling taken sample technique is 7 clients. The Instruments which is used in this research is wound observation format of Barbara Bates-Jansen. The result of this research is analyzed by Dependent t-test. Then, it obtains 0.001 significance value. In summary, the using honey in wound care has a big deal towards wound healing of leprosy clients (p value< 0.05). According to this research, it is expected that this using honey in wound care could be a comparison of Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) with the previous procedures for a better handling of leprosy wound healing.