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Development of “Deskab” as an instrument to detect scabies for non-medical personnel in Indonesia

Title :
Development of “Deskab” as an instrument to detect scabies for non-medical personnel in Indonesia
Authors :
Sandra Widaty
Roro Inge Ade Krisanti
Rahadi Rihatmadja
Eliza Miranda
Melani Marissa
Matahari Arsy
Danny Surya
Mufqi Priyanto
Sri Linuwih Menaldi
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Subject Terms :
scabies
non-medical personnel
boarding school
detection form
Dermatology
RL1-803
Source :
Dermatology Reports, Vol 11, Iss 1s (2019)
Publisher :
PAGEPress Publications, 2019.
Publication Year :
2019
Collection :
LCC:Dermatology
Document Type :
article
File Description :
electronic resource
Language :
English
ISSN :
2036-7392
2036-7406
Relation :
https://www.pagepress.org/journals/index.php/dr/article/view/8023; https://doaj.org/toc/2036-7392; https://doaj.org/toc/2036-7406
DOI :
10.4081/dr.2019.8023
Access URL :
https://doaj.org/article/8b47bf44829149bea1c3c94926b2ad33
Accession Number :
edsdoj.8b47bf44829149bea1c3c94926b2ad33
Academic Journal
Scabies is one of the most prevalent infectious skin diseases in Indonesia, especially in boarding schools. Diagnosis of scabies can be made using the four cardinal signs through anamnesis and simple physical examination. The high incidence of scabies requires collaboration between various parties to diagnose and treat scabies. “DeSkab” (scabies detection form) is a form containing questions for non-medical personnel to detect scabies before being confirmed by trained medical personnel. Face and content validity of “DeSkab” is first established by boarding school’s supervisors, experts in community medicine, and dermatovenereologists. To establish reliability, study is conducted in Al-Hidayah Islamic Boarding School, Indonesia. Six non-medical personnel were chosen to examine 81 students of the boarding school using “DeSkab”. Each student is examined by three non-medical personnel, then confirmed through an examination by dermatovenereologists. Result of McNemar test shows that scabies detection by five nonmedical personnel have no statistically significant difference compared to the dermatovenereologist (McNemar test value of P>0.05). Based on this result, “DeSkab” proves to be an option for non-medical personnel to use as an instrument for detecting scabies in Indonesia.

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