- Volume 18 Issue 2
History taking in enuretic children
야뇨의 병력청취 연구
- Chang, Gyu-Tae (Department of Pediatrics, College of Oriental Medicine, Dongguk University) ;
- Kim, Jang-Hyun (Department of Pediatrics, College of Oriental Medicine, Dongguk University) ;
- Oh, Ju-Young (Department of Pediatrics, College of Oriental Medicine, Dongguk University)
- Published : 2004.12.31
Objectives : In evaluating a child with enuresis, an organized approach to the history leads to a working diagnosis and an appropriate treatment plan. but, there's no study about history taking in enuretic children. This article was undertaken to evaluate the enuretic child exactly and to study nocturnal enuresis systematically. Methods : It was conducted a computerized literature search in following database: Medline (via Pubmed), NDSL, EBSCO. Korean articles via oriental pediatric association homepage, KISS. Key words to search were 'nocturnal enuresis', 'bedwetting', 'enuresis', 'incontinence', 'management', 'evaluation', 'assessment', 'questionnaire', 'guideline', 'voiding dysfunction'. Results : Questions are grouped in eight categories: primary history(sex, age, height, weight), family history, enuresis history(primary/secondary, frequency, time of enuresis, nocturia), voiding history(average number, frequency, pattern, volume, posture, daytime enuresis), medical history, constipation/encopresis, sleep(OSA). Conclusion : A careful, complete history taking will help to plan treatment properly and to study.