We report a survey of treatment methods used by primary care physicians in Worcester, Massachusetts in the treatment of functional enuresis.
The results suggest a predominance in the use of psychobehavioral over pharmacologic treatment methods and are in contrast to previous studies.
Ninety-one percent of physicians reported recommending the use of rewards to control enuresis.
Eighty percent of physicians reported using the « bell-and-pad » conditioning method for treatment of functional nocturnal enuresis, contrasted with 5% of physicians reported in previous studies.
Fifty-two percent of physicians reported using medication for treatment of functional nocturnal enuresis, despite substantial evidence of its dubious efficacy.
Mots-clés Pascal : Enquête, Utilisation, Méthode, Traitement, Médecin, Soin santé primaire, Thérapie comportementale, Chimiothérapie, Enfant, Homme, Enurésie, Appareil urinaire pathologie, Trouble miction, Incontinence urinaire
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Inquiry, Use, Method, Treatment, Physician, Primary health care, Behavior therapy, Chemotherapy, Child, Human, Enuresis, Urinary system disease, Voiding dysfunction, Urinary incontinence
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