Associations of oral health items of the Vanderbilt Head and Neck Symptom Survey with a dental health assessment
作者: Leanne KolnickJie DengJoel B. EpsteinCesar A. MiglioratiJulie RezkMary S. DietrichBarbara A. Murphy
作者单位: 1Dept of Medicine, Vanderbilt University, United States
2School of Nursing, Vanderbilt University, United States
3Oral Medicine Services, Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, City of Hope National Medical Center, Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, United States
4Dept of Diagnostic Sciences and Oral Medicine, College of Dentistry, University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center, United States
5Division of Dentistry, Dept of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Vanderbilt University, United States
6Dept of Biostatistics, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, Vanderbilt University, United States
刊名: Oral Oncology, 2014, Vol.50 (2), pp.135-140
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.oraloncology.2013.10.019
关键词: Head and neck cancerToxicitiesXerostomiaDental healthTrismus
英文摘要: Summary(#br)Objectives(#br)The Vanderbilt Head and Neck Symptom Survey (VHNSS) version 2.0 oral symptom subscale addresses underreported oral health issues. We report the associations of xerostomia, dental health, dentures and trismus questions with oral examination findings.(#br)Materials and methods(#br)Between May 2011 and April 2012, fifty head and neck cancer (HNC) patients treated with chemoradiotherapy completed the 50-item VHNSS survey, an oral health assessment by a dentist, salivary flow, and inter-incisal opening (IIO) measurements.(#br)Results(#br)Patient reported “problems with dry mouth” correlated with unstimulated salivary flow (−0.43, p =0.002). “Cracked teeth” (0.55, p =<0.001) or “difficulty...
全文获取路径: Elsevier  (合作)
影响因子:2.695 (2012)

  • items 贵重物品
  • dental 齿骨
  • health 保健
  • assessment 评价
  • cancer 癌症