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THE INFLUENCE OF EDUCATION, KNOWLEDGE, AND BEHAVIOR FOR MEDICATION ON DELAYED ARRIVALS OF ACUTE CORONARY SYMPTOMS (ACS) PATIENTS AT EMERGENCY UNIT OF SANGLAH PUBLIC HOSPITAL IN DENPASAR, BALI ISLANDS, INDONESIA
Yustina Ni Putu Yusniawati*
Acute coronary syndrome (ACS) is an emergency condition that requires fast and precise actions, but delayed arrival of the patient at the emergency unit is still imminent. Educational factors, knowledge and behavior of treatment are major causes of the delayed arrival of the patients. The purpose of the study is to determine the relationship between the educational, knowledge and behavior for medication factors with the delayed arrival patients at the emergency unit of Integrated Heart Service at the Sanglah Hospital in Denpasar Bali. This research is a quantitative research by nature with cross sectional design, and data collection technique was using purposive sampling with 292 patients. The result shows that 48.6% of patients have higher education degree, 71,6% of the patients do not have information related to ACS and 191% of patients rest when experiencing ACS. The delayed arrival of the ACS patients might be closely related to the patients’ education, knowledge upon the ACS and the patients’ behavior who prefer to rest when experiencing ACS. Medical staffs need to provide counseling to the patients and families about the symptoms of ACS, healthy lifestyle, and the importance to come to emergency when ACS emerges.[Full Text Article]