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The Role of Nurses in Providing Social Support in Tuberculosis Treatment: Literature Review

Version 1 : Received: 2 April 2021 / Approved: 5 April 2021 / Online: 5 April 2021 (12:27:39 CEST)

How to cite: Elfiyunai, N.N.; Glorino Rumambo Pandin, M. The Role of Nurses in Providing Social Support in Tuberculosis Treatment: Literature Review. Preprints 2021, 2021040126 (doi: 10.20944/preprints202104.0126.v1). Elfiyunai, N.N.; Glorino Rumambo Pandin, M. The Role of Nurses in Providing Social Support in Tuberculosis Treatment: Literature Review. Preprints 2021, 2021040126 (doi: 10.20944/preprints202104.0126.v1).

Abstract

Background Tuberculosis is a type of infectious disease that can cause death if treatment is not completed. the duration of tuberculosis treatment can reach 6 to 8 months so it really requires discipline when doing treatment. This makes tuberculosis patients in dire need of health information and social support which is very helpful in providing motivation, health information, and monitoring treatment from nurses. Aim of this literature review is to provide an overview of the The Role Of Nurses In Providing Social Support In Tuberculosis Treatment: Literature Review. Method is a literature review research, this study uses electronic database searches using keywords according to research questions from the online library PubMed, Content Science, and Science Direct. Result it was found that the role of nurses in the aspect of social support, namely in providing motivation, supervision, comfort, empathy, and information. this is very necessary for patients with tuberculosis at the time of treatment. Conclution social support is needed by tuberculosis patients who are currently undergoing treatment to provide motivation, health information, and as a nurse's supervision of patient adherence to tuberculosis treatment.

Subject Areas

Social Suppport; Tuberculosis; Nursing; Information Support

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