Komunikasi Dokter dengan Sikap Konkordansi pada Pasien Tuberkulosis Paru, Hipertensi, dan Asma

Ita Patriani, Dumilah Ayuningtyas

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The therapy of chronic diseases is not only needed drugs supply and health staff, that is physician, but also three factors such as compliance, adherence, and concordance. The three of factors are crucial in the handling of chronic diseases like lung tuberculosis, hypertension, and asthma. To accomplish a concordance attitude is needed an effective communication between physician and patient. The effective communication may increase the understanding and motivation of patients to comply the physician’s advice. The research is based on the high prevalence rate and drop out rate of the patients of lung tuberculosis, hypertension, and asthma at Mataram City General Hospital. This research is proposed to show the association of the effectiveness of physician communication and characteristics of patients to the concordance attitude of patients. Cross sectional design was employed in this study with 174 patients of lung tuberculosis, hypertension, and asthma as respondents. The results of this study indicate that education, expenditures, and communication are variables related to concordance in TB, hypertension and asthma patients. It is recommended to maintain room facilities so that patient and doctor feel comfortable to communicate and to conduct a doctor communication skill development program as well as a regular survey of patient-doctor communication process.
Original languageIndonesian
Pages (from-to)51-55
JournalKesmas: Jurnal Kesehatan Masyarakat Nasional
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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