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The enuretic child.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1206367     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The evaluation and management of enuresis has long been a common and challenging problem in everyday practice. Enuresis is a symptom believed to result from a variety of etiological factors, including genitourinary disease, neurological disturbances, delayed development, allergic reactions, deep sleep, and psychological factors. Although enuresis is frequently a self-limiting condition, every child presenting with this problem deserves a careful work-up and consideration of therapy based on the probable underlying cause. There are five major approaches to therapy of enuresis: psychological, psycho-physiological, medication (particularly imipramine HC1), conditioning therapy, and dietary restrictions. Effective therapy will often involve more than one approach and should be tailored on an individual basis to meet each child's particular needs.
Authors:
P M Bindelglas
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of family practice     Volume:  2     ISSN:  0094-3509     ISO Abbreviation:  J Fam Pract     Publication Date:  1975 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1976-03-18     Completed Date:  1976-03-18     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7502590     Medline TA:  J Fam Pract     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  375-80     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Adult
Attitude
Behavior Therapy
Child
Child, Preschool
Conditioning (Psychology)
Enuresis* / drug therapy,  etiology,  therapy
Humans
Imipramine / adverse effects,  therapeutic use
Medical History Taking
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
50-49-7/Imipramine

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