• Henri Setiawan STIKes Muhammadiyah Ciamis
  • Andan Firmansyah STIKes Muhammadiyah Ciamis
  • Fidya Anisa Firdaus STIKes Muhammadiyah Ciamis


arthritis rheumatoid, hot ginger compress, nyeri


Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease that many elderly people suffer from. This disease causes chronic systemic inflammation that can affect tissues and organs, especially attacking the flexible (synovial) joints and causing pain, eventually causing damage to the inside of the joints and will interfere with the patient's activities / work. Ginger compress is a traditional medicine or alternative therapy to reduce rheumatoid arthritis pain. This case study aims to present the results of implementing the evidence-based nursing hot ginger compress to reduce pain scale in rheumatoid arthtritis patient. Physical examination was performed using the head to toe method in typoid patients. The North American Nursing Diagnosis Association (NANDA) is used to determine nursing diagnoses. Meanwhile, nursing intervention refers to the Nursing Intervention Classification (NIC) and the Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC). The intervention was carried out in five stages of implementing evidence-based nursing in nursing practice, with complementary therapy in the form of ginger warm compresses and progressive application of 1 week for patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Performed pretest and posttest after being given the intervention every day. The result, giving ginger warm compress intervention for 7 days showed a reduction in the patient's pain scale from a pain scale of 4-5 to a pain scale of 1-2. EBN implementation of ginger warm compress therapy is very influential in reducing the intensity of joint pain in rheumatoid arthritis patients.


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Setiawan H, Firmansyah A, Anisa Firdaus F. STUDI KASUS PENGGUNAAN HOT GINGER COMPRESS UNTUK MENURUNKAN SKALA NYERI PADA PASIEN ARTHRITIS RHEUMATOID. BIGES JUKES [Internet]. 2021 Mar. 11 [cited 2023 Feb. 6];12(2):24-8. Available from:

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