Journal article

A novel method of rapid appraisal of clinical practice guidelines for children with enuresis

M Trajanovska, S King, S Goldfeld, S Gibb

Journal of Pediatric Urology | ELSEVIER SCI LTD | Published : 2019

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Enuresis (bedwetting) is a common but variably managed pediatric condition. Despite an abundance of published documents which provide recommendations for clinical evaluation and management of enuresis, no formal appraisal of their methodological quality has been undertaken. OBJECTIVE: The objective of the study is to evaluate the quality of current pediatric guidelines for enuresis (bedwetting) using a novel method of appraisal. STUDY DESIGN: A comprehensive gray literature search was undertaken to identify guideline documents that provided recommendations for management of enuresis in children and adolescents. The search strategy included guideline databases, targeted websites, ..

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Grants

Awarded by Royal Children's Hospital Foundation


Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council


Funding Acknowledgements

The Bowel and Bladder Dysfunction project is funded by The Royal Children's Hospital Foundation (2015-498). Professor Goldfeld is supported by a National Health and Medical Research Council Career Development Fellowship (1082922). Associate Professor King's position as an Academic Paediatric Surgeon is supported by The Royal Children's Hospital Foundation (2016-728). The funding body had no role in the study design, appraisal, interpretation of the data, writing of the manuscript, or the decision to publish.