[The effects of moisturizing gel to prevent dry mouth in patients with cerebrovascular disease].

  title={[The effects of moisturizing gel to prevent dry mouth in patients with cerebrovascular disease].},
  author={Eiichi Sudo and Ichiro Maejima},
  journal={Nihon Ronen Igakkai zasshi. Japanese journal of geriatrics},
  volume={45 2},
  • E. Sudo, I. Maejima
  • Published 1 March 2008
  • Medicine
  • Nihon Ronen Igakkai zasshi. Japanese journal of geriatrics
AIM The effectiveness of oral care in preventing pneumonia among the elderly has recently been elucidated. This study was designed to evaluate the efficacy of moisturizing gel (Oral Balance (T&K Co., Ltd., Tokyo)) at a special nursing home for the aged as an oral care product for preventing dry mouth. METHODS The subjects were 9 patients (aged 83.8+/-2.4 years; 3 men and 6 women) with cerebrovascular disease accompanied by frequent onset of loss of appetite, cough, sputum, halitosis, and… 
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脳血管障害後遺症を対象に水飲み試験および videofluorography (VF) を併用した嚥下障害スクリーニングの検討
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