Nocturnal enuresis in children and young people: NICE clinical guideline

O'Flynn, Norma
May 2011
British Journal of General Practice;May2011, Vol. 61 Issue 586, p360
Academic Journal
The article offers an overview of the clinical guideline published by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) of Great Britain on the assessment and treatment of children who have nocturnal enuresis. The guideline identifies some possible interpretations of a child's bedwetting history and offers advice to address this problem. Recommended ways to manage nocturnal enuresis include enuresis alarms or desmopressin. Possible alternatives include a trial of imipramine, or a combination of desmopressin and an anticholinergic.


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