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Patients who have been diagnosed with a head and/or neck cancer commonly develop oral mucositis (OM). The purpose of this study is to estimate the effect of Caphosol on OM and to evaluate if Caphosol had any effect on clinical outcomes which include quality of life, oral intake, swallowing function and pain.
Allocation: Non-Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
University of Florida College of Medicine
EUSA Pharma (US), Inc.
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:22:09-0400
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A branch of dentistry dealing with diseases of the oral and paraoral structures and the oral management of systemic diseases. (Hall, What is Oral Medicine, Anyway? Clinical Update: National Naval Dental Center, March 1991, p7-8)
The practice of personal hygiene of the mouth. It includes the maintenance of oral cleanliness, tissue tone, and general preservation of oral health.
An INFLAMMATION of the MUCOSA with burning or tingling sensation. It is characterized by atrophy of the squamous EPITHELIUM, vascular damage, inflammatory infiltration, and ulceration. It usually occurs at the mucous lining of the MOUTH, the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT or the airway due to chemical irritations, CHEMOTHERAPY, or radiation therapy (RADIOTHERAPY).
Disorders of the mouth attendant upon non-oral disease or injury.
A dental specialty concerned with the diagnosis and surgical treatment of disease, injuries, and defects of the human oral and maxillofacial region.
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