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Nocturnal enuresis and its treatment among primary-school children in Taif, KSA

Journal: International Journal of Research in Medical Sciences (Vol.2, No. 1)

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Page : 91-94

Keywords : Nocturnal enuresis; Prevalence; Taif;

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Background: The aim of this study was to determine the frequency and treatment of enuresis among primary-school children living in Taif city, KSA. Methods: An interview with parents of 2701 selected students at the annual school enrolment in summer 2012. Results: The frequency of nocturnal enuresis was 7.81 %. There were no significant between boys (7.33%) and girls (8.42%). Treatment methods used were: enuresis alarm, water restriction, medication, and awaking for voiding in 56.9%, 14.7%, 5.7% and 5.7% of cases respectively. Conclusions: The frequency of nocturnal enuresis is similar to other studies but treatment methods were different. [Int J Res Med Sci 2014; 2(1.000): 91-94]

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