Jurnal Gizi Klinik Indonesia
Vol 12, No 2 (2015): Oktober

Pemberian ekstra jus putih telur terhadap kadar albumin dan Hb pada penderita hipoalbuminemia

Syamsiatun, Nurul Huda (Unknown)
Siswati, Tri (Unknown)

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Publish Date
30 Oct 2015


Background: Hospitals malnutrition has been reported to occur in almost 40% of patients hospitalized. Hypoalbuminemia is one of sign of malnutrition. Hypoalbuminemia can be resolved with intravenous albumin and a high albumin diet can be done by administering an extra egg white (albumin) on diet. By feeding in the form of a refreshing juice will hopefully can increase the food intake, which is expected to help improve albumin and hemoglobin (Hb) in blood level.Objective: The aim of this research is knowing the effect of egg white juice of the albumin and Hb levels in patients hipoalbumin.Method: This type of research is experimental approach with pretest-posttest control group design. While the treatment effect assessed from differences in measurement results (albumin and Hb level) between the 2 groups. The study was conducted in Sardjito and P. Senopati Bantul Hospital. The  treatment group will be given a hospital standard diet and given extra egg white juice 3x/day for 7 consecutive days. The control group was given a hospital standard diet and extra egg white as a side dish. Data were analyzed using t-test with 95% CI.Results: The mean of albumin increase in the treatment group was higher (0.5215 ± 1.6852) than the control group (0.007 ± 0.4522) (p=0.001). The mean of Hb increase in treatment group (1.685 ± 1.5898) was higher than the control group (0.929 ± 2.3169), but not statistically significant (p=0.163).Conclusion: Giving extra egg white juice 3x/day for 7 days it can be used as an alternative to high-protein diets, they are inexpensive (low cost) and easily administered to the patient, and can increase in albumin levels.

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Jurnal Gizi Klinik Indonesia merupakan jurnal ilmiah nasional terakreditasi yang memuat artikel penelitian (research article) di bidang gizi dan kesehatan, yang terkait aspek gizi klinis, gizi masyarakat, gizi olahraga, gizi molekular, biokimia gizi, pangan fungsional, serta pelayanan dan manajemen ...