GAMBARAN KEPATUHAN MINUM OBAT PADA PENDERITA TUBERKULOSIS DI PUSKESMAS PEKAUMAN KOTA BANJARMASIN
Tuberculosis was an infectious disease caused by acid resistant bacteria or Mycobacterium tuberculosis. At the Pekauman Health Center in Banjarmasin City, there were 101 patients with in 2017. And there are 27 new TB cases from January 2018 to June 2018. Twenty of them can be sampled in this research. This research aimed to description of medication adherence in patients with tuberculosis outpatients at the Pekauman Health Center in Banjarmasin. This research used nonanalytic descriptive observational method, with observational study design. The type of primary data was collected using interviews with structured questionnaires and secondary data from health centers in the form of patient medical record data using a cross sectional approach with qualitative data collection or non-numerical data. Based on the results of the research, it was found that the results of the description of the patient's compliance in taking medicine in the intensive phase, the follow-up phase and examination of phlegm by 100% was stated compliant.