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Interventions for the management of dry mouth: non-pharmacological interventions
John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, September 2013
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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