STUDY OF COMMUNITY KNOWLEDGE OF ANTIBIOTIC USE IN PUSKESMAS RASIMAH AHMAD BUKITTINGGI
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Keywords

Antibiotics
community
knowledge
puskesmas
resistance

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Yulia, R., Putri, R., & Wahyudi, R. (2020). STUDY OF COMMUNITY KNOWLEDGE OF ANTIBIOTIC USE IN PUSKESMAS RASIMAH AHMAD BUKITTINGGI. Journal of Pharmaceutical And Sciences, 2(2), 43-48. https://doi.org/10.36490/journal-jps.com.v2i2.25
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Abstract

A Study of Community Knowledge Levels on the Use of Antibiotics has conducted at Puskesmas Rasimah Ahmad Bukittinggi. Less knowledge regarding the use of antibiotics can cause inaccuracy in the use of antibiotics themselves. This inaccuracy can cause health problems in the form of resistance. This study aims to determine the level of public knowledge about the use of antibiotics. Research data collection carried out using a questionnaire with a descriptive method for selecting respondents using accidental sampling techniques from one hundred respondents who met the inclusion and exclusion criteria. Data were analyzed using a computer program. Based on the results of research data, the level of knowledge shows that 17 people (17%) of respondents have less knowledgeable and 60 people (60%) of respondents have enough knowledge, and as many as 23 people (23%) have good knowledge. From these results, it can conclude that overall the level of public knowledge about the use of antibiotics is in the sufficient category. Thus increasing knowledge of the use of antibiotics needs to be further improved, one of which is to increase the role of health workers, especially pharmacists, to give information to the public through communication, information, and education (IEC) on the use of antibiotics.

https://doi.org/10.36490/journal-jps.com.v2i2.25
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