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Bell and Pad Bladder Training

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The problem of nocturnal enuresis or bed-wetting has been written about since ancient times, dating back to the Egyptian papyrus papers in 1550 B.C. This disorder has led to a number of attempts to correct the problem with treatments ranging from medicinal concoctions involving swamp root and juniper berries to using early “medical devices” that included attaching a frog to the waist of the boy who dared to wet his sleeping area. The mystery of why a child would wet in bed has also activated the process of scientific investigation and subsequently spawned as many as 80 years of systematic investigation to identify the causes of bed-wetting and how to eliminate the problem (the incidence of enuresis is twice ...

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