enuresis


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enuresis

involuntary discharge of urine, esp during sleep

enuresis

[‚en·yə′rē·səs]
(medicine)
Urinary incontinence, especially in the absence of organic cause.
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He suffered from nocturnal enuresis as a child and has experienced occasional bouts of bedwetting as an adult.
Staff Psychologist at the Enuresis Treatment Center warns, "The bedwetting camper lives with the paralyzing fear of the discovery of 'the secret.
Dr Mark MacKenzie, Regional Representative of the International Children's Continence Society in Central Europe since 2010 and member of the experts group of the Polish Ministry of Health which published the National Guidelines in Diagnosis and Treatment for Nocturnal Enuresis in 2012.
2007) Primary monosymptomatic nocturnal enuresis in children and adolescents.
This is a system in which study participants and their family members enter information related to nocturnal enuresis such as mealtimes, water intake, times and frequency of toilet use, and bed-wetting incidents.
Family history of nocturnal enuresis and urinary incontinence: results from a large epidemiological study.
Among them was the PHN excellence award, her nomination as Nelsonian of the Year and as a member of the Nocturnal Enuresis Guideline Group.
A survey of physician use of treatment methods for functional enuresis.
Professor C K Yeung, President of the International Children's Continence Society (ICCS) and chief investigator of the above studies commented; "These studies have brought a breakthrough understanding of nocturnal enuresis and we now know that there is a bladder-brain dialogue in which bladder dysfunction can induce sleep disturbances, significant impairment of CNS functions and cognitive performance.
Treatment of primary nocturnal enuresis with desmopressin tablets should be interrupted during vigorous exercise; any acute illness that can result in fluid and/or an electrolyte imbalance, such as fever, recurrent vomiting, or diarrhea; or other conditions that can result in increased intake of water.