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Author Sreebny, Leo M

Title Dry Mouth, The Malevolent Symptom : a Clinical Guide
Published Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, 2010


Description 1 online resource (269 pages)
Contents Dry Mouth The Malevolent Symptom: A Clinical Guide; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; In memoriam: Jonathan Ship (19592008) a celebration of his life; Editors and contributors; 1: The enigma of dry mouth; 2: Dry mouth: a multifaceted diagnostic dilemma; 3: The causes of dry mouth: a broad panoply; 4: Treating dry mouth: help is available; 5: And what about the future?; Index
Summary 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 includ
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Subject Hypoptyalism.
Salivary glands -- Diseases.
Xerostomia -- therapy
Xerostomia -- etiology
Salivary Gland Diseases
Salivary glands -- Diseases
Form Electronic book
Author Vissink, Arjan
ISBN 9780813820972