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J Am Dent Assoc. 1987 Oct;115(4):581-4.

Subjective reports of xerostomia and objective measures of salivary gland performance.

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National Institute of Dental Research, Bethesda, MD 20892.

Abstract

This study involves collecting saliva under unstimulated and stimulated conditions and asking standardized questions of 100 patients with xerostomia. The study examines which questions are useful in identifying and predicting current major salivary gland output deficiency or dysfunction.

PMID:
3477595
DOI:
10.1016/s0002-8177(87)54012-0
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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