adityo wibowo, wibowo (2017) Correlation between Risk Factors of Environmental Exposure with Exacerbations of Bronchial Asthma Cases in Pringsewu, Lampung. [Experiment]

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Bronchial asthma is one of allergic diseases that is still a health problem in both developed and developing countries. According to a survey by Dinas Kesehatan Pringsewu in 2015, asthma rates included the highest sequence of respiratory illnesses suffered by residents. Exacerbation asma or acute asthma is an episode of progressive increase from breathlessness, coughing, wheezing, heavy chest, or some combination of these symptoms. This is characterized by a decrease in expiratory air volume which can be assessed by the measurement of forced expiration volume 1 or peak expiration flow on the lung function examination. The risk of developing or exacerbating asthma is an interaction between host factors and environmental factors. The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between environmental exposure risk factors and cases of bronchial asthma exacerbation in Pringsewu, Lampung. This research was analytical research with cross sectional method, using primary and secondary data. This research was conducted at Harum Melati Lung Specialist Clinic, Pringsewu, Lampung. The population of this study were asthma patients, the samples were taken by total sampling method. If clinically diagnosed as asthma, the patient would be informed to fill the questionnaire and undergo supporting examination using spirometry twice as pre and post bronchodilator. The total number of samples meeting the inclusion criteria during September to November 2016 was 60. The most common risk factors for asthma in Pringsewu, Lampung are dust, plant preparations, and smoke. The degree of patient severity was various but still dominated by mild degree severity ie less than twice recurrence in a month.

Item Type: Experiment
Subjects: R Medicine > RC Internal medicine
Divisions: Fakultas Kedokteran (FK) > Prodi Pendidikan Dokter
Depositing User: ADITYO WIB
Date Deposited: 31 May 2017 02:00
Last Modified: 31 May 2017 02:00

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