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Unformatted text preview: additional stresses. Most children are anxious and actually over anxious to stop wetting. Treat wet beds matter-of-factly – don't make a big deal of it Positive reinforcement and encouragement - Introduce a star chart for dry nights (chart is also useful when assessing progress). Conditioning therapy using enuresis alarm - device that will wake the child when the bed becomes wet. These have a good success rate and should be used for a period of 3-4 months. They require persistence from the child as well as the famil. However, after 3 months the majority either get up and go before they need to or get up to go when they need to. Drugs - As short-term relief on holidays etc, desmopressin can be used – this is an ADH analogue....
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This note was uploaded on 12/04/2011 for the course ANTHRO 2000 taught by Professor Monicaoyola during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
- Fall '10