Author : Maykel Kiling*, Mey Tongo-Tongo, Novti T. S.T. Lessy
Anxiety is an emotional response to individuals who are subjective accompanied by various physical complaints. Mothers who undergo labor with sectiarearea can experience anxiety because they do not know about the actions to be taken or with various complications that will occur. This study aims to look at the relationship between maternal knowledge about sectio-area and patient anxiety preoperatively in the operating room installation room at the Tobelo Regional General Hospital. This research is a quantitative study, with a correlational descriptive method and using a cross sectional approach. The population in this study were patients who were going in labor with asectiocaesarea in the operating room installation of the Tobelo Regional General Hospital with a sample of 20 people with analysis using the chi square test. The results of this study indicate that the knowledge of mothers who will administer sectio caesarean surgery is the most adequate namely 11 respondents (55%), the most anxiety of the preoperative sectiocaesarea mothers were severe anxiety which was 11 respondents (55%) and there was no significant relationship between maternal knowledge of sectiarearea and preoperative maternal anxiety (p = 0,400) sig> 0.05. Based on these results, it can be concluded that there is no significant relationship between maternal knowledge about sectiarearea and anxiety preoperations in the operating room of Tobelo Regional General Hospital. It is expected that the hospital can hold programs in order to improve the quality of nursing care to reduce anxiety in patients with preoperative sectional surgery. Key words: Knowledge, Anxiety for preoperative Patients, Sectio Caesarea.
Dr. Arend L Mapanawang, Sp.PD, FINASIM, PhD