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ABSTRACT

AYU SUSWANTI. The difference in the awarding of a warm compress towel and
fever pacht in children against a decrease in body temperature in the
PROVINCIAL HOSPITAL (guided by the Maros Salewangan Baso Witman
Adiaksa and Thebecker.com. Rum Of The Uterus).
The temperature of the human body on the condition of fever can be used as
one of the important measure that could give clues about the worsening or
improving the State of the sufferer. In this research the use of compress as
treatment, by comparing the compressing the warm towel with fever pacth that
have the capability of the process a very good vasodilatory in lowering body
temperature. Therefore, this research aims to know the differences of granting a
warm compress towel and fever pacht in children against a decrease in body
temperature in the PROVINCIAL HOSPITAL Salewangan Maros. This type of
research is Quasi alphabets experiment Design with Pretest Posttest approach
two group design, namely the draft that has two groups of treatment. The first
group getting treatment with warm compresses and the second group get
preferential treatment with fever pacht. The samples on this research totalled 15
respondents for each treatment group, bringing the total of the entire sample is 30
persons/respondents. As for the method of sampling in axxidental sampling,
namely the taking of sampling by chance or anyone found that sesua with the
criteria of inclusion in the study. The results of this research show that there is a
warm towel compress granting effectiveness against a decrease in body
temperature in children with value p = 0.000 smaller than = 0.05 and there is the
effectiveness of administering fever pacht against a decline in body temperature in
children with value p = 0.003 smaller than = 0.05. Conclusions from the
obtained research results that are most effective in decreasing body temperature
i.e children by using a warm compress towel because it brings the value of p =
0.000 smaller than administering compresses fever pacht i.e. p = 0.003. Advice for
nurses are expected to be able to give you an example in granting hangant towel
compress on the forehead, axilla, or folds of the thighs to lower fever.
Key Words: Warm Compress Towel, Pacth Fever, Decreased Body
Temperature
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