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How to relieve the symptoms of hyposalivation

Taubert, Mark 2009. How to relieve the symptoms of hyposalivation. MIMS Oncology and Palliative Care 1 , 2009.

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Abstract

Xerostomia is an unpleasant symptom for many patients receiving palliative care. It can cause much distress, but can often be relieved using simple methods. Causes of dry mouth include side-effects of drugs and radiotherapy. In refractory cases, a review of drug treatments is helpful, and saliva substitutes may have a role.

Item Type: Article
Status: Published
Schools: Medicine
Publisher: Haymarket
Last Modified: 08 Jun 2020 12:00
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/131789

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