Impelementasi Terapi Komplementer pada Pasien Sesak


  • Nur Ainiyah Universitas Nahdlatul Ulama Surabaya
  • Mukhammad Khafid Universitas Nahdlatul Ulama Surabaya
  • Sulistyorini Universitas Nahdlatul Ulama Surabaya


complementer therapy, shorthtness


Shortness was one sign that is obtained in ARI (Acute Respiratory Infection). Other signs that appear were cough and runny nose. ARI often occurs in the elderly and children, this is because the elderly and children have a body resistance that is more vulnerable than adults. Management to deal with ARI complaints can be  non farmacologic, but there are still many mothers who do not bring their sick children to health services but instead let them. Community service activities were carried out to improve the knowledge and skills of toddlers in implementing complementary therapies and herbal therapies in an effort to overcome tightness in toddlers. The method used is conducting counseling, demonstration and assistance to mothers of children under five in the nutrition center service. This activity is carried out with a period of 2   weekend. Evaluation of community service activities through the re-demonstration of complementary therapy (aromatherapy therapy by inhaling warm water mixed with eucalyptus oil) and Herbal Therapy (lime honey ½) This therapy was indicated in patients experiencing shortness. This education was given to mothers of toddlers and elderly who were present during the activity. The outputs from this community service WERE improving good knowledge from 50% to be 77,5 %, and 6 audien can practice physiother[ay by theirself. The increasing knowledge and skills about compound therapy and herbs as an effort to overcome shortness of breath in infants.


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How to Cite

Ainiyah, N. ., Khafid, M. . ., & Sulistyorini. (2020). Impelementasi Terapi Komplementer pada Pasien Sesak. Prosiding SEMADIF, 1. Retrieved from