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Daytime wetting in children

Daytime wetting in children

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Expert Perspective

Time to Complete

0.5 hours


June 7, 2016


March 21, 2018

Programme Description

Mr Prasad Godbole explains why daytime wetting occurs in children and how it can be managed. Key learning points for GPs and nurses include the aetiology of lower urinary tract dysfunction, and how to assess daytime wetting in primary care.

Educational Objectives

After reading this activity, healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • Identify symptoms of lower urinary tract dysfunction
  • Detect whether any problems are occurring in the storage phase, or the emptying phase of the bladder
  • Pinpoint functional incontinence
  • Estimate the maximum bladder capacity in children
  • Take simple measures to combat daytime wetting
  • Consider referral criteria for intractable symptoms
  • Author

    Activity author
    Mr Prasad Godbole
    Consultant paediatric urologist
    Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust
    and BMI Thornbury Hospital
    United Kingdom

    Test author
    Dr Katie Collier
    GP, Kent
    United Kingdom


    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 0.5 learning credits (0.5 hours learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time and may be exported to the Clarity & RCGP Appraisal Toolkit for GPs.


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