Abstract: Since 1995 the WHO and the International Union of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease agains IUATLD) has recommended Tuberculosis Lung Disease Eradication program implemented DOTS strategy (Directly Observed Treatment Shortcourse chemotherapy). Then developed along with the formation of GERDUNAS-TB (Tuberculosis Control National Integrated Movement of date March 24, 1999), the Tuberculosis Lung Disease Eradication Programme Tuberculosis Control turned into. The World Bank states DOTS strategy proved to be economically coping strategies are most effective (cost-effective). (Department of Health, 2005). Nutritional counseling is a communication activities to inculcate and promote understanding, attitudes and behavior so membantu patients recognize and address nutritional issues, requiring careful assessment, appropriate nutrition intervention and can be properly monitored so that the nutritional care can help the healing process of the disease (Persagi, 2010). This type of research is quasi-experimental (quasi-experimental) design Pre and post-test control group design. Subjects were divided into an intervention group of patients given nutritional counseling pulmonary TB and pulmonary TB control group of patients not given nutritional counseling, which is determined by purposive, as well as samples totaling 44 people. Data analysis using Wilcoxon test using SPSS version 18.00. The results are there effects of nutrition counseling on nutrition status of patients with pulmonary TB (p = 0.024), no effect of nutritional counseling on sputum smear diagnostic workup of patients with pulmonary TB (p = 0.000).
Penulis: Daniel Robert, Irza N. Ranti
Kode Jurnal: jpkesmasdd130511