Adherence in Pulmonary Tuberculosis Patients Based on King’s Interacting Systems Theory
Method: This research was a qualitative research with descriptive explorative approach. The samples were selected through purposive sampling method. Participants in this study were 8 patients who met the inclusion criteria. In this study, participants were pulmonary TB patients who have undergone treatment for 5-6 months.
Results: There were 12 themes in patients compliance based on King’s interacting systems theory; (1) true perception of pulmonary tuberculosis, (2) self-awareness, (3) optimal growth and development, (4) positive self-image, (5) a healthy environment, (6) discipline to take medication, (7) effective coping, (8) open communication with the patient's health workers and family, (9) to perform its role optimally, (10) balancing stress during illness, (11) knowing the health care bureaucracy and (12) able to take decisions.
Discussion: The 12 themes describe that adherent patients have interaction systems that were personal systems, interpersonal systems and social systems.
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