Karakteristik Lansia yang Dirawat di Rumah Sakit Kelas A dan B

Jamal, Sarjaini and Hestining, Pupus and Raharni, Raharni (2000) Karakteristik Lansia yang Dirawat di Rumah Sakit Kelas A dan B. Buletin Penelitian Kesehatan, 28 (1). ISSN 0125-9695

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A study about elderly who seek hospital care in class A and B hospital has been caried out in October 1999. About 245 elderly inpatient had been interviewed from 2 class A hospitals and 3 class B hospitals located in Surabaya, Yogyakarta, Jakarta, and Bandung. Data of age, day of care, and diseases were collected by using a questionnaire and translated from patient card. This study result show that hospital inpatient of elderly consist of age 60- 64 years old (38.36%), and 65-69 years old (27.35%), and 70-74 years old (19.18%). Most of elderly had hospital stay of 2-6 days (46.53 %), and 7-11 days (30%). Stroke, hypertrophy of prostate gland, diabetes mellitus, neoplasma, cardiac disease, hypertension, pneumonia, asthma, renal failure and gastritis are the ten most frequent diseases that had been detected. More than 55% elderly are diagnosted with poly-diseases (comorbidity). This study suggested to the government and non government organization (NGO) to give more attention to the health problems of elderly, particularly on hospital care and health education.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: elderly; disease; length of stay in hospital; FAR-BPPK
Subjects: W Medicine and related subjects (NLM Classification) > WT Geriatrics. Chronic Disease > WT 1-39 Reference Works
Divisions: Badan Penelitian dan Pengembangan Kesehatan
Depositing User: Administrator Eprints
Date Deposited: 02 Oct 2017 05:29
Last Modified: 16 Nov 2017 07:50

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