TITLE

Using the modified Schirmer test to measure mouth dryness: A preliminary study

AUTHOR(S)
Chen, Austin; Wai, Yolanda; Lee, Linda; Lake, Stephen; Sook-Bin Woo
PUB. DATE
February 2005
SOURCE
Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA);Feb2005, Vol. 136 Issue 2, p164
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the use of the modified Schirmer test to measure mouth dryness. Common signs and symptoms in patients who experience hyposalivation as a result of receiving head and neck radiation and diseases that cause destruction of the salivary glands; Methods for measuring the volume and weight of saliva; Importance of the collection of saliva from individual glands.
ACCESSION #
16198632

 

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