Author : Widyo Subagyo (1 ) , DyahWahyuningsih (2) , Mukhadiono(3), , Munayarokh (4),
Background: Early mobilization of postoperative patients with spinal anesthesia is beneficial for helping the wound healing process, preventing complications, and re-functioning body organs. Many patients however are found to feel hesitant or reluctant to perform early mobilization because they are worried that the movements, they do could actually harm the postoperative wound. Method: This research aims to determine the relationship of anxiety levels to early mobilization in postoperative patients with spinal anesthesia at Wijayakusuma Hospital in Purwokerto. The design of this research was cross sectional design. Respondents involved in this research consisted of 85 people chosen by incidental sampling technique. Sources of data were questionnaires and patient registration books. Result: There is a significant and positive relationship between patient anxiety and early mobilization as evidenced by p value of 0.019.
Dr. Arend L Mapanawang, Sp.PD, FINASIM, PhD