NURSING CARE OF CHILDREN WITH FEBRILE CONVULSION WITH HYPERTHERMIY NURSING PROBLEMS IN SRIKANDI ROOM JOMBANG HOSPITAL
Keywords:Hyperthermia, Warm Compress, Tepid Sponge
Background : Febrile seizures are disorders that arise due to an abnormal increase in body temperature (> 38 0 C). Febrile seizures are often associated with epilepsy and the risk of mental retardation in children.
Method : The design of this research is a case study using the subject of 2 pediatric patients who experienced febrile seizures with hyperthermia nursing problems on the first day, nursing care was carried out 3 consecutive days by providing warm compresses or tepid sponge interventions.
Results : The results showed the problem of hyperthermia with warm compresses or a tepid sponge, the problem was resolved in reducing the increase in body temperature.
Analysis : To carry out nursing care for clients who experience febrile seizures with priority problems of hyperthermia.
Conclution : Warm compresses or tepid sponges can be used in hospitals as additional therapy to lower body temperature.
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