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Interventions for the management of dry mouth: non-pharmacological interventions

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Interventions for the management of dry mouth: non-pharmacological interventions
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John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, September 2013
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd009603.pub3
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Furness, Susan, Bryan, Gemma, McMillan, Roddy, Birchenough, Sarah, Worthington, Helen V


Xerostomia is the subjective sensation of dry mouth. Common causes of xerostomia include adverse effects of many commonly prescribed medications, disease (e.g. Sjogren's Syndrome) and radiotherapy treatment for head and neck cancers. Non-pharmacological techniques such as acupuncture or mild electrostimulation may be used to improve symptoms.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Chile 1 <1%
Ireland 1 <1%
Canada 1 <1%
Belgium 1 <1%
United States 1 <1%
Unknown 378 99%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 67 17%
Student > Bachelor 58 15%
Researcher 34 9%
Student > Ph. D. Student 34 9%
Student > Postgraduate 28 7%
Other 69 18%
Unknown 93 24%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 159 42%
Nursing and Health Professions 31 8%
Psychology 14 4%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 10 3%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 10 3%
Other 49 13%
Unknown 110 29%