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Effect of Developmental Care to Decrease Stress Hospitalization in Low Birth Weight Baby in NICU

Wiliyanarti, Pipit Festi and Wintarti , Reni and Husna, Anis Rosyiatul (2018) Effect of Developmental Care to Decrease Stress Hospitalization in Low Birth Weight Baby in NICU. Jurnal Keperawatan Muhammadiyah, 3 (2). pp. 116-120. ISSN 2541-2396

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        Stress hospitalization is often experienced by low birth weight (LBW) infants who are experiencing nurses in the hospital. Developmental care is one developmental care developed in order to minimize the impact of hospitalization. This study aims to determine the effect of developmental care on hospitalization stress reduction among LBW infants in NICU Dr. Moh Soewandhi Hospital. Pre-experimental Design One Group Pre-Post Test Design was used. 30 respondents obtained by using Simple Random Sampling technique. The independent variable was development care and the dependent variable was stress hospitalization. Developmental care procedure checklist and the behavior sheet of LBW infant instrument were used. The data was analyzed using Wilcoxon Signed Rank Test with significance level α = 0.05. The results showed that almost half (46.7%) of respondents had moderate stress before Development Care was done, and most of them (73.3%) did not experience stress after Development Care. The Wilcoxon Signed Rank Test analysis showed that p = 0,000 at significance level α = 0.05. It means that there is influence of developmental care to decrease stress of hospitalization on LBW Infant in NICU Dr Moh Soewandhi Hospital. In sum, development Care can reduce hospitalization stress in LBW. Therefore, it is suggested that the whole family to do Development Care on LBW who experience stress hospitalization. Keywords: Hospitalization Stress, Development Care, Low Birth Weight

        Item Type: Article
        Subjects: R Medicine > RT Nursing
        Divisions: Jurnal > Fakultas Ilmu Kesehatan
        Depositing User: PIPIT FESTI WILIYANARTI
        Date Deposited: 04 Mar 2019 09:22
        Last Modified: 04 Mar 2019 09:22

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