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Lecture 5: Treatment of Oral Mucositis: Goals and Evidence-Based Strategies - for Physician Credit
With oral mucositis, is it the patient’s mouth pain or the inability to eat that most often requires hospitalization?
For patients who cannot tolerate the coldness of ice chips during infusions, is there something else to try?
Lecture 4: Oral Mucositis: Assessment & Grading - for Physician Credit
Do most practices use the WHO or the NCI guidelines for grading oral mucositis?
When a dental procedure cannot be completed before starting chemotherapy, should it still be undertaken?
If a patient doesn't have mouth ulcers, but has a very red, sore throat as the main complaint, is it likely due to oral mucositis? Should it be managed as for OM?
Lecture 3: Best Practices for Mucositis Prevention: The Role of Pretreatment Oral Care - for Physician Credit
Should patients be encouraged to not wear their dentures whenever possible?
Mucositis - Lectures 1 and 2 (Combined) for Physician Credit
Can we expect all patients (irrespective of patient risk factors) to develop some degree of oral mucositis with 5-FU containing regimens?
Do oral mucositis and GI mucositis typically occur together in the same patient? Does one raise a red flag for the other
Are products containing Xylitol recommended in the treatment of xerostomia related to chemotherapy?
Looking for evidence based practice interventions for rectal mucositis. Do you have/know of anything?
MuGard® is a newer product out on the market. I have used it with many patients because patients have said it worked well. What is your suggestion regarding the use of MuGard® for prevention/treatment of mucositis?
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Nathaniel S. Treister, DMD, DMSc
Associate Professor of Oral Medicine
Department of Oral Medicine,
Infection and Immunity,
Harvard School of Dental Medicine
June Eilers PhD, APRN-CNS, BC
Research Associate Professor
University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing
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