The Effect Of Giving A Warm Red Ginger Compress On The Level Of Pain Of Gout Arthritis
Introduction: Indonesia is one of the countries with the highest number of Gouty Arthritis diseases, and this disease affects the elderly. Elderly is someone who has reached the age of 60 years and over, by triggering various symptoms, especially physiological function, the gradual loss of tissue ability, difficulty in maintaining structure and being unable to survive injury (infection) and repairing the damage suffered (Ratnaningsih, 2018). pain is a sign and symptom of Gouty Arthritis, a very disturbing pain that makes it difficult for more people than any other disease. The purpose of this literature review is to determine whether there is an effect of offering red ginger warm compresses on the level of gouty arthritis pain. The method used is a literature review based on issues, methodology and equality of results. This research uses 20 journals that already have ISSN with the results of research showing the effectiveness of a warm red ginger compress to reduce pain in Gouty arthritis. The conclusion is that there is an effect of giving red ginger warm compresses to the pain level of arthritis gout. It is recommended to the public, health centers or hospitals to apply a warm compress of red ginger as a non-pharmacological intervention in dealing with complaints of pain in people with arthritis gout.