December 2005

Is Evidence-Based Treatment Sufficient to Manage Nighttime Wetting Problems (Enuresis)?Yes and No

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Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2005;159(12):1182-1183. doi:10.1001/archpedi.159.12.1182

The study by Touchette et al1 in this issue of the ARCHIVES presents the intriguing conclusion that bed-wetting could be part of a delay in the development of the central nervous system. But, it also raises the issue of how to treat bed-wetting when it does occur. Do evidence-based treatments exist for treating nighttime wetting problems?