Chapter 34. The Child with Wetting

  1. John M. Hutson AO, BS, MD (Monash), MD, DSc (Melb), FRACS, FAAP (Hon) Chair of Paediatric Surgery General Surgeon and Urologist Professor of Paediatric Surgery1,2,
  2. Michael O'Brien MB, BCh, BAO, PhD, FRCSI (Paed), FRACS (Paed) Paediatric Urologist3,
  3. Alan A. Woodward MBBS, FRCS, FRACS General Surgeon and Urologist3 and
  4. Spencer W. Beasley MBChB (Otago), MS (Melb), FRACS Professor of Paediatric Surgery4

Published Online: 14 JAN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300109.ch34

Jones' Clinical Paediatric Surgery: Diagnosis and Management, Sixth Edition

Jones' Clinical Paediatric Surgery: Diagnosis and Management, Sixth Edition

How to Cite

Hutson, J. M., O'Brien, M., Woodward, A. A. and Beasley, S. W. (eds) (2008) The Child with Wetting, in Jones' Clinical Paediatric Surgery: Diagnosis and Management, Sixth Edition, Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444300109.ch34

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Australia

  2. 2

    Royal Children's Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia

  3. 3

    Department of Paediatric Urology, Royal Children's Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia

  4. 4

    Christchurch Hospital, Christchurch, New Zealand

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2009
  2. Published Print: 28 MAR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405162678

Online ISBN: 9781444300109

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Keywords:

  • child with wetting;
  • dysfunctional voiding;
  • nocturnal urinary incontinence or nocturnal enuresis;
  • persistent urogenital sinus;
  • neuropathic bladder and infant myelomeningocele;
  • management of children with urinary incontinence;
  • mainstay treatment in functional wetting - education, bladder training, laxatives and anticholinergics

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Development of continence

  • Definitions

  • Prevalence

  • Assessment

  • Conditions

  • Management

  • Further reading