Learning Outcome: The School Nurse’s Guide to Childhood Toileting Troubles by Dr. Steve Hodges, who is also the host of the internet site: BedwettingAndAccidents.com, a resource for parents, medical professionals, therapists, and teachers and anyone seeking to help children with toileting problems.
Dr. Hodges is a board-certified pediatric urologist and assistant professor of pediatric urology at Wake Forest University School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. An authority on wetting issues and the author of numerous peer-reviewed journal articles, he treats 3,000 children a year.
Topics covered: enuresis (wetting) and encopresis (poop accidents) are not a mystery or a normal part of childhood, and they are not caused by behavior problems, “deep sleep,” an underdeveloped bladder, or stress. When you unclog a child’s stool-filled rectum and keep it clear — letting it shrink back to size and regain tone and sensation — accidents resolve.