INTERNAL FACTORS AFFECTING LENGTH OF STAY STROKE PATIENT IN HOSPITAL

Nur Ainiyah, Siti Nurjanah

Abstract


Stroke is a condition that occurs when blood supply to the brain is cut off due to blockage or rupture of
blood vessels, resulting in the death of cells in some areas of the brain. Stroke is a serious health
condition that requires rapid treatment, because stroke often causes death permanent disability and
length of stay in the hospital. The purpose of this research was to analyze internal factors can affecting
length of stay stroke patients at General Hospital A Pasuruan.
This study used analitic observasiona to 34 respondents with consequtive sampling. This population in
this study were all stroke patients enter the emergency department and treated in General Hospital A
Pasuruan. Data collection was conducted 1 month by giving qustionnaires and obseravation. The
results of bivariate type of stroke (p value: 0,005), sex (p value:0,028), age (p value:0,025), a history
of hypertension (p value:0,017) , a history of diabetes mellitus (p value:0,028) and blood sugar levels
(p value :0,015). Based on the reslut, the need for the role of nurses department emergency to
prociding cpmprehensively nursing care bay considering factors that my worsen the prognisis of
stroke patients that will have an impact on the length of stay stroke patient in hospital .
Key words: internal factors, stroke patient, length of stay.


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