MARTABAT PASIEN PALIATIF DI RUMAH SAKIT PKU MUHAMMADIYAH GAMPING
HASANAH, NOVITA NUR
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Patients’ dignity is one of the important aspects of palliative care that psychological and physical changes caused by disease. Distress related to dignity is the cause of request for euthanasia action, and poor quality of life. To determine the palliative patients’ dignity in PKU Muhammadiyah Gamping Hospital. The research was conducted in PKU Muhammadiyah Gamping Hospital by using descriptive survey. The populations were 248 people, sampling with a total time limit of 1 month with 100 people. The research used a patient dignity inventory questionnaire that has been translated into Indonesian. Correlation test has been done using pearson product moment correlation on 30 people with table r ≥ 0,361 and reliability of cronbach's alpha with result of 0,883. Palliative patient characteristics are those with the majority of chronic renal failure, men and women, Muslim majority patients, 15-59 years old, Javanese ethnicity,majority of patients married, majority of patients are senior high school graduates, working as self-employed and living together family members. Palliative patients have complete dignity. However, there are patients who have cracked dignity on symptoms that are physically depressed, unable to continue their usual routine, and feel a burden to others. Palliative patients in PKU Muhammadiyah Gamping Hospital have complete dignity.