Online ISSN: 2515-8260

Keywords : dry bands


Wet And Dry Dressing On Post Herniatomic Patients For Wound Recovery In Pirngadi Hospital.

Megawati .; Agussalim .

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2020, Volume 7, Issue 5, Pages 101-107

Wet and dry dressing is one of the factors that have a major influence in the
process of wound recovery. It is a way to protect from widespread infection in postoperative
of herniatomy. Purpose of this study was to identify the difference in the
provision of wet dressing in post-operative of herniatomy patients. This type of research is
cross sectional analytical design. Sampling method was accidental sampling. The samples
of this study were 30 people. Result of this study shown that using wet dressing 16 people
(53.3%) and those not using wet dressing 14 people (46.7%).Another side who were fast
wound recovery 16 people (53.3%) and the slow healing of the wound 14 people (46, 7%)
used dry dressing 18 people (60.0%) and who did not use dry dressing 12 people (40.0%),
there were fast wound healing 18 people (60.0%). The Odd Ratio results obtained = 0.067
means that respondents who do wet dressing are likely to have a risk of 0.06 times greater
risk of infection. It can be concluded that there are differences in the provision of wet and
dry dressing in postoperative patients with herniatomy. Based on the study, it can be
concluded that there were differences in the provision of wet and dry dressing in postoperative
herniatomy patients in Pirngadi Hospital Medan