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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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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

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