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Sreebny, Leo M.

Dry Mouth, The Malevolent Symptom: A Clinical Guide

Sreebny, Leo M. - Dry Mouth, The Malevolent Symptom: A Clinical Guide, ebook

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Xerostomia, more commonly called dry mouth, affects an estimated 20% of adults worldwide and can severely diminish one's quality of life. Dry Dry Mouth, the Malevolent Symptom: A Clinical Guide relies on evidence-based research to provide an introductory primer on oral dryness and the modalities available to treat it. The book describes the varied aetiology of the disease, but emphasizes clinical protocols and step-by-step procedures for diagnosis and treatment planning.

Dry Mouth is a user-friendly manual guiding clinicians through identifying and managing this common condition. Causes including radiotherapy, chemotherapy, systemic diseases, polypharmacy, and the natural progression of aging are discussed in conjunction with the clinical symptoms and signs associated with each one. Multiple avenues for treatment are presented, highlighting salivary stimulation and supplementation techniques, pharmacologic aids, and critically required oral therapy. Although intended primarily for the professions that treat those affected by xerostomia, Dry Mouth may also be of interest to sufferers of this condition.

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Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2010
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
280 pages
Category
Medicine, Health Care, Mode
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780813820972
Printed ISBN
9780813816234

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