Archives for October, 2013

Diagnostic Value of Fixed Ratio Criteria for Airway Obstruction Assessment

Rudi Dermawan, Faisal Yunus, Budhi Antariksa Abstract Background : The Diagnostic value of spirometry test based on fixed ratio 0.75 to assess airway obstruction had not known yet in Indonesia. The purpose of this study was to know the diagnostic value of fixed ratio FEV1/FVC base on Pneumobile Indonesia as lower limit of normal (LLN) for diagnosis […]

Characteristics of Multidrug Resistant Tuberculosis patients in Programmatic Management of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis at Adam Malik Hospital, Medan

Bintang Yinke Magdalena Sinaga Abstract Background : Multidrug resistant tuberculosis (MDR TB) is a problem for TB prevention and eradication. Programmatic management of drug-resistant TB (PMDT) is a program for MDR TB. The objective of this study was to evaluate the proportion and characteristic of MDR TB patients at PMDT programme in Adam Malik Hospital, Medan, Indonesia. Methods […]

Asthma Control Level and The Relation with Morbidity and Risk Factors, A Longitudinal Study in Outpatient Clinic in Persahabatan Hospital

Samsul Afandi, Faisal Yunus, Sita Andarini, Aria Kekalih Abstract Background : Previous studyshowed that there were still a lot of uncontrolled asthma patients in Persahabatan Hospital. This study try to describe the asthma control level in longitudinal design. Methods : Subjects of this study were all persistent asthma patient in Persahabatan Hospital within six month period. All […]

The Role of Modification of CURB-65 Score as Prediction Factor for One Year Survival in Acute Exacerbation of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Widya Sri Hastuti, Wiwien Heru Wiyono, Ratnawati, Iwang Gumiwang, Joedo Prihartono Abstract Introduction : Acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (AECOPD) is associated with a high risk of mortality. Cardiovascular disease is major cause of mortality in COPD. We hypothesized a risk-prediction model using modification of CURB-65 score (CURB-65 with cardiovascular disease) could predict risk […]

The Role of Symptom-based Questionnaire for Diagnosing Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Evidence-based Case Report

Aghnia Permatasari, Dita Gemiana, Fitriana Nur, Raditya Ardi, Wahyu Permatasari, Jamal Zaini Abstract Background: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) diagnosis using spirometry in primary care is quite difficult due to the availability. The aim of this study is to evaluate diagnosis value of symptom-based questionnaire in COPD diagnosis. Methods: Literature search using Pubmed, SCOPUS, and EBSCO databases […]

Treatment Indication for Respiratory Patient in Intensive Care Unit

Anna Deliana, Agung Wijayanto, Prasenohadi, Menaldi Rasmin Abstract Background: One of the central services at the hospital is Intensive Care Unit (ICU). ICU is currently dealing not only with postsurgical patients, but also includes various kinds of adult patients, children with more than one dysfunction/organ failure. The selection of patients based on an clinical assessment and prognosis […]

Phenotypes of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mufidatun Hasanah, Susanthy Djajalaksana Abstract COPD is a complex syndrome with numerous pulmonary and extrapulmonary components with significant heterogeneity. The term phenotype in the field of COPD is defined as “a single or combination of disease attributes that describe differences between individuals with COPD as they relate to clinically meaningful outcomes”. Among all phenotypes identified, there are […]

Ralat Jurnal Respirologi Indonesia (JRI) edisi Vol. 33 no. 3 Juli 2013

Sehubungan dengan telah terjadinya kesalahan penulisan urutan nama penulis pada Jurnal Respirologi Indonesia (JRI) edisi Vol. 33 no. 3 Juli 2013 pada dengan judul “Studi Stres Oksidatif: Kadar Malondialdehyde dan Aktivasi Superoksida Dismutase Plasma pada Tuberkulosis Paru Lesi Minimal dan Lesi Luas” yang tertulis Yunita Eka Wati, Nunuk Sri Muktiati, Triwahju Astuti. tetapi seharusnya pada edisi tersebut, urutan nama […]