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22 February 2024: Clinical Research

Effectiveness of Glutamine Oral Care in Reducing Oral Mucositis and Improving Oral Health After Neurosurgery: A Randomized Controlled Trial with Microbiome Analysis

Yan Gao DE , Hong Yang B , Xiaohong Zhang C , Ying Ma DF , Ling Wang AE*

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.942585

Med Sci Monit 2024; 30:e942585

Table 2 Questionnaire used to evaluate the patients’ oral condition.

QuestionnaireEvaluation criterion
Lips are very moist0–3, 0=very dry, 3=moist
No mouth pain0–3, 0=severe pain, 3=no pain at all
The gingiva feels normal0–3, 0=severe gingivitis, 3=normal gingiva
Adequate amount of saliva0–3, 0=saliva deficiency, 3=adequate saliva

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Medical Science Monitor eISSN: 1643-3750
Medical Science Monitor eISSN: 1643-3750