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The Bedwetting Knowledge Centre has been independently reviewed for clinical accuracy by Søren Rittig, MD, DMSc. It aims to equip healthcare professionals with the tools and information required to correctly diagnose, treat and manage patients with nocturnal enuresis.

EPGonline.org users have FREE access to mobile-optimised sections containing disease awareness information, resources, international best practice guidelines and a new publications digest.

Also contained within the Knowledge Centre is a CME activity titled Case Studies in Urology: Best Practice Management of Bedwetting. This activity covers best practice management of nocturnal enuresis through three case study-led modules, including a complex patient scenario. The faculty experts providing input and medical commentary for this activity were Dr Michal Maternik and Dr Mark MacKenzie.

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This European Obesity Initiative CME series contains three online modules, which are ideal for healthcare professionals looking to widen their understanding of obesity as a serious medical illness. Each module is EACCME-accredited and free to complete. Successful completion of the series will earn participants a combined total of 5 European CME credits (ECMECs).​

Clinical Case Studies

Guillain-Barré Syndrome

Respiratory Medicine & Allergy: Sleep apnoea/hypopnoea & respiratory failure

Nicholas Hopkinson, Consultant Respiratory Physician, Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
Christopher Kosky, Consultant Respiratory Physicians, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK

Case History
A 34-year-old male civil servant presented to the emergency department with a three-day history of malaise and tingling in his hands and feet. He described weakness such that he was unable to get out of the bath unaided.

Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome

Respiratory Medicine & Allergy: Sleep apnoea/hypopnoea & respiratory failure

Christopher Kosky, Consultant Respiratory Physicians, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
Boris Lams, Consultant Respiratory Physicians, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK

Case History
A 42-year-old man presents to your clinic because of paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnoea. For the last two years he wakes from sleep gasping for air.

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Medical Journal Abstracts on Sleep Medicine

Abnormal neural responses to emotional stimuli but not Go/NoGo and Stroop tasks in adults with a history of childhood nocturnal enuresis

Mon 25 Apr 2016 -  Abnormal neural responses to emotional stimuli but not Go/NoGo and Stroop tasks in adults with a history of childhood nocturnal enuresis

This was a functional MRI study done on adults who had suffered from nocturnal enuresis (NE) in childhood to examine whether there was ongoing altered cognition or emotional processing detectable. ...

Insomnia and risk of dementia in older adults: Systematic review and meta-analysis.

Tue 08 Mar 2016 -  Insomnia and risk of dementia in older adults: Systematic review and meta-analysis.

There are cross-sectional evidences of an association between sleep disorders and cognitive impairment on older adults. However, there are no consensus by means of longitudinal studies data on the ...

Clinical Guidelines

Management of narcolepsy in adults

Jun 2011

The treatments used for narcolepsy, either pharmacological or behavioural, are diverse. However, the..

... quality of the published pieces of clinical evidence supporting them varies widely, and studies comparing the efficacy of different substances are lacking.

Non-continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapies in obstructive sleep apnoea

Dec 2010

In view of the high prevalence and the relevant impairment of patients with obstructive sleep apnoea..

... syndrome (OSAS) lots of methods are offered which promise definitive cures for or relevant improvement of OSAS. This report summarises the efficacy of alternative treatment options in OSAS. An interdisciplinary European Respiratory Society task force evaluated the scientific literature according to the standards of evidence-based medicine.

Clinical Trials

Sodium Oxybate for Treatment of Excessive Daytime Sleepiness and Cataplexy in Narcolepsy

-37 days ago

The purpose of this study is to determine whether aFT218 is safe and effective for the treatment of excessive daytime sleepiness and cataplexy in subjects with ...

Efficacy and Safety of Pitolisant in Pediatric Narcoleptic Patients With or Without Cataplexy, Double-blind Study Followed by a Prolonged Open-label Period.

Mon 01 Feb 2016

The purpose of this multicenter double blind study is to assess efficacy and safety of Pitolisant versus placebo in paediatric Narcoleptic patients with or without ...

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