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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It was found that about 30% of children with an Apnea/Hypopnea Index (AHI) greater than one were reported as enuretic.
Prior to beginning alarm-based treatment, the child therapist should ensure that a physician has evaluated the enuretic child.
Parents have consistently reported that the enuretic child is more difficult to awaken than the nonenuretic children in the same family.
Excessive nocturnal urine production in many enuretic children constituted the starting point of current enuresis studies.
Typically, teenage enuretics are withdrawn, suffer from very low selsteem and lack confidence.
Enuretics who did not use the device were reported the limitations as follows: decreased bedwetting episodes, unable to pay additionally, had negative feedback from neighbours, disturbing noise, child rejection and very frequent breakdown of the device.