Assessment and treatment of nocturnal enuresis in children and young people
Davina Richardson Children’s nurse specialist, Bladder and Bowel UK, Manchester, England
Nocturnal enuresis – or bed-wetting – is one of the most common chronic conditions of childhood. It has a significant effect on the quality of life of affected children and their families and is associated with several comorbidities, some of which resolve on successful treatment. The causes of this troublesome condition are explored and the principles of assessment and treatment are discussed with reference to National Institute for Health and Care Excellence guidance as well as research. Response to treatment resistance is considered and appropriate onward referral discussed.
Nursing Children and Young People. doi: 10.7748/ncyp.2018.e1073Citation
Richardson D (2018) Assessment and treatment of nocturnal enuresis in children and young people. Nursing Children and Young People. doi: 10.7748/ncyp.2018.e1073Peer review
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Published online: 04 September 2018