A Clinical Study on the Role of Homoeopathic Medicine in Managing Nocturnal Enuresis in Children

Raveena, R Lekshmi (2019) A Clinical Study on the Role of Homoeopathic Medicine in Managing Nocturnal Enuresis in Children. Masters thesis, Sarada Krishna Homoeopathic Medical College, Kulasekharam.


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AIM OF THE STUDY: Nocturnal enuresis is common chronic disease in children. It is described in ICD 10 CM code N39.44. The populations undertaken for this study are students with discharge of urine during sleep at night after expected development of urinary control. The amount of urine produced overnight can be more than the bladder can hold. METHODS AND MATERIAL: The study was conducted in a systemic way so as to achieve the aim and objectives of the study. A sample of 30 cases were selected from OPD, IPD and rural centers of Sarada Krishna Homoeopathic Medical College. The children were screened by score chart. The cases identified with nocturnal enuresis were selected as per inclusion and exclusion criteria. Data collected were recorded in the pre structured SKHMC standardized case record. Cases were processed according to the homoeopathic principles followed by case analysis, evaluation and totality were constructed. Prescriptions were done with reference to Repertory, Materia Medica and Organon of Medicine. Potency selection and repetition were done according to the demand of each case. Improvement assessed by score chart. During the follow up after 6 months. Pre and post assessment analysis was done. Observations were recorded, before treatment scores were compared with after treatment scores and paired “t” test was done to study the role of homoeopathic medicines in managing nocturnal enuresis in children. RESULT: After the assessment of the study 8 patient of 26.6% of age 5. 3 patient of age 6 with 10%, 2 patients of 6.6%with 7 years old, 1 patient of 3.3% of 8 years old,4 patient of 13.3% with 9 years old,3 patient of 10% of 3 years old 1 patient of 3.3% of 11 years old, 2 patients of 6.6% with 12 years old,2 patients of 6.6% of 13 years, 2 patients of 6.6% with 14 years old, 2 patients of 6.6% with 15 years old. In the study, the probable cause of patient with natal cause are 5 with 16.6 percent.in environmental cause the number of patient are 15 of 50 percentage. In unknown cause the number of patient are 10 and its percentage are 33.3. The patient with primary type are 15 patient with 50% and the patient with secondary type are 15 patient with 50%. Homoeopathic medicines seen effective were Calcarea carb, Natrum mur and Calcarea phos, Silicea, Nux vomica, Calcarea ars, Tuberculinum, Pulsatilla, Lycopodium, Arsenicum album, phosphorus, Sulphur, sepia, belladonna, Tarentula, Medorrhinum as a constitutional medicines. CONCLUSION: Homoeopathic medicine is effective in mananging nocturnal enuresis in children on comparison of before and after treatment based on score chart.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Nocturnal Enuresis ; Children ; Homoeopathy.
Subjects: AYUSH > Paediatrics
Depositing User: Subramani R
Date Deposited: 05 Aug 2019 00:25
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2020 16:00
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/10730

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