Terapi Madu Efektif Untuk Menurunkan Frekuensi Diare dan Bising Usus pada Anak Usia Balita

Tri Purnamawati, Nani Nurhaeni, Nur Agustini


Interventions that have been conducted have not shown effectiveness in
resolving diarrhea. It is seen from the increase in morbidity and mortality due to diarrhea. Diarrhea has an impact which causes severe dehydration if left untreated can lead to shock. The purpose of this study was to identify the effectiveness of honey therapy against diarrhea and bowel frequency in children aged under five. This study used a quasi-experimental design with a nonequivalent control group types before-after design. The number of samples 46 were divided into two groups: a
control group and intervention. Results of this study showed significant
differences in the frequency of diarrhea and bowel sounds in both groups (p = 0.000; ᾰ = 0.05). So it can be concluded that giving honey is effective to reduce the frequency of diarrhea and bowel sounds.

Keywords: Under-Five-Children, Diarrhea, Frequency, Bowel Sounds, Honey

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.30643/jik.v11i1.32


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