The Role of Nurses on the Psychosocial Quality of Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus Patients in a Hospital in Lombok, Indonesia

1Chairun Nasirin

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Abstract:

Diabetes mellitus is a chronic condition characterized by increased concentrations of blood glucose or high blood sugar accompanied by the emergence of a typical main symptom of urine that tastes sweet in large amounts. World Health Organization confirmed that diabetes mellitus is one of the 10 main diseases causing 382 million deaths. The role of nurses is significant in maintaining the quality of life of patients and providing psychosocial support to patients with diabetes mellitus. The purpose of this study was to determine the role of nurses on the psychosocial quality of life of type 1 diabetes mellitus patients at a hospital in East Lombok, Indonesia. The population in this study were all type 1 diabetes mellitus clients totaling 100 people at the hospital, with the sample in this study being 70 respondents using total sampling techniques. By using analysis of data using Spermank ranks test, the results of this study indicate that there is a relationship between the role of nurses on the psychosocial quality of life of type 1 diabetes mellitus patients at the hospital. As evidenced by the results of the Sperman rank test with the value of p-value <α (0.00 <0.05), this study confirmed that there is a relationship between the role of nurses on the psychosocial quality of life of type 1 diabetes mellitus patients. Keywords--- Nursing Practice, Role of Nurses, Psychosocial Rehabilitation, Quality

Keywords:

Nursing Practice, Role of Nurses, Psychosocial Rehabilitation, Quality of Life, Diabetes Mellitus

Paper Details
Month4
Year2020
Volume24
IssueIssue 5
Pages2507-2515