MANAGEMENT OF MALNUTRITION ON 16 MONTHS TODDLER WITH PULMONARY TUBERCULOSIS

Mega Noviasari

Abstract


Nutrition is one of the indicators to assess the health development of a success country in building high quality human resources. Number of malnutrition in the province of Lampung since 2003-2012 is increasing, where the number of malnutrition cases in 2012 as many as 203 cases. The malnutrition may increase the risk of infectious disease because of the immune system is decreased. Increased risk of TB infection in toddler caused by immunodeficiency, malnutrition, and living in a home with adult TB patients. Toddler, female, 16 month, weight 6,4 Kg, with ongoing pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) treatment and malnutrition status, weight/age <-3SD, height/age -2SD, weight/height <-3SD. Then, we loking for the causes weight loss in the last 4 months. Analysis of causes, such as underlying disease or other risk factors that cause patients disease. Denver II test conducted to assess progress. Furthermore, patient was given the management of the disease by nonmedicamentosa and medicamantosa. Education to patient’s family about the disease and the need to improve diet and parenting. [J Agromed Unila 2014; 1(3) :238-243]
Keywords: denver II, malnutrition, pulmonary tuberculosis, underlying disease

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