Table 9-3Stop start training compared to an enuresis alarm - Clinical summary of findings

OutcomeStop start trainingEnuresis alarmRelative risk (95% CI)Absolute effectQuality
Number of children who achieved 14 consecutive dry nights2/12 (16.7%)4/9 (44.4%)RR 0.38 (0.09 to 1.62)275 fewer per 1000 (from 404 fewer to 275 more)VERY LOW
Mean number of wet nights per week at the end of treatment129-MD 2.25 (0.3 to 4.2)VERY LOW
Number of children who dropped out11/23 (47.8%)9/18 (50%)RR 0.96 (0.51 to 1.79)20 fewer per 1000 (from 245 fewer to 395 more)VERY LOW

From: 9, Bladder training and retention control training for the management of bedwetting

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