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Journal :   Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology

Volume No. :   9

Issue No. :  10

Year :  2016

Pages :   1707-1709

ISSN Print :  0974-3618

ISSN Online :  0974-360X


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Awareness about Nocturia - A Questionnaire Survey



Address:   M.D. Ashok Kumar1, Dr. M.P. Brundha2
1Second year BDS, Saveetha University, Chennai
2Dept. of Pathology, Saveetha University, Chennai
*Corresponding authors
DOI No: 10.5958/0974-360X.2016.00344.9

ABSTRACT:
Aim: To check the awareness about nocturia in a selected population. Background: Nocturia is the complaint that the individual has to wake up at night one or more times to void. Nocturia is often a symptom of other medical conditions including urological infection, a tumor of the bladder or prostate, a condition called bladder prolapse, or disorders affecting sphincter control. It is also common in people with heart failure, liver failure, poorly controlled diabetes mellitus, or diabetes insipidus. Pregnancy and diuretic medications are also associated with nocturia. Materials and methods: The aim of the survey is to check the awareness about nocturia among the patients in a private dental hospital. The survey is done as a questionnaire either they are aware of nocturia or not. The questionnare is framed under the criteria with knowledge, causes, complications, diagnosis, management methods. Reason: To create awareness about nocturia among people.
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Awareness about Nocturia - A Questionnaire Survey
Cite:
M.D. Ashok Kumar, M.P. Brundha. Awareness about Nocturia - A Questionnaire Survey. Research J. Pharm. and Tech 2016; 9(10):1707-1709.
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