THE DIFFERENCE IN THE ACCELERATION OF WOUND HEALING POST LAPAROTOMY USING 10% PROVIDONE IODINE AND GENTAMICIN OINTMENT 0.1%

  • Soep Soep Poltekkes Kemenkes Medan
  • Cecep Triwibowo Poltekkes Kemenkes Medan
  • Zainuddin Harahap Poltekkes Kemenkes Medan
Keywords: wound healing, gentamicin salap 0,1%, providone iodine 10%

Abstract

Background: The Post-operative wound is a wound with particular care to avoid the risk of infections that could impede the healing process. Gentamicin 0.1% ointment is an aminoglycoside antibiotic, used to treat different types of bacterial infections, while 10% is providone Iodine is a chemical substance which has antiseptic properties. Purpose : the aimed of this study is to determine the difference in the acceleration of wound healing post-laparotomy using iodine providone 10% with 0.1% gentamicin ointment. Method : This is a pre-experimental research study. Samples in this study amounted to 28 who were divided into two groups: group 1 intervening with iodine providine 10% and 2 intervention groups with gentamicin ointment 0.1%. Statistically using Mann-Whitney test (P <0.05). Result: in the intervention group with 0.1% gentamicin ointment laparotomy wound heal faster post as many as 10 people (71%), while the intervention group with 10% iodine providone only 2 (14%) with a P value of 0.000 (P <0.05) Conclusion: gentamicin ointment 0.1% accelerating wound healing in patients with post-laparotomy

Published
2019-09-02