Printed Material Model as a Drug Information Services For Patient Refer-Back in National Insurance of Health

  • Sarmalina Simamora Pharmacy Department Health of Polytechnic
  • Ratnaningsih Ratnaningsih Pharmacy Department Health of Polytechnic
  • Tedi Tedi Pharmacy Department Health of Polytechnic
Keywords: drug information, brochures, diabetic


Each drug has a dose, administration, frequency, even different usage times. The incorrect usage can reduce its  effectiveness even can make it more dangerous general, when dispensing at the pharmacy, the provision of information is made by writing simple rules of use called the label and is equipped with a little verbal information. Moreover, this may not be remembered by the patient if the patient receives many items of medicine. A study has been designed by providing  posters and brochures of some diabetes drugs that are often used in JKN participants to measure the blood glucose level before and after an intervention. This is intervention research with pre and posttest group designs. Thirty respondents received oral anti-diabetes or injections without comorbidities. The assessment is carried out on the respondent's knowledge and its impact on the blood glucose level. The printed material model is given in A4 size poster and smaller size  brochure according to the name of the drug received by the patient. The impact of providing printed information on respondents' knowledge was measured with the ttest, comparing before and after being given an intervention after 30 days later. The results showed significant differences (p <0.05) in knowledge and blood glucose levels of respondents before andafter being given posters and drug information brochures. Conclusion: providing adequate drug information through
 printed materials can improve knowledge and positively impact people's blood glucose levels with diabetes.