Oral mucositis in paediatric patients after chemotherapy for cancer

Ip, W. Y., Epstein, J. B., Lee, V., Yuen, H. L., Li, R., Thompson, D. R., Goggins, W. B. and Cheng, K. K. F. (2014) Oral mucositis in paediatric patients after chemotherapy for cancer. Hong Kong Medical Journal, 20 6 Supp. 7: S4-S8.

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Author Ip, W. Y.
Epstein, J. B.
Lee, V.
Yuen, H. L.
Li, R.
Thompson, D. R.
Goggins, W. B.
Cheng, K. K. F.
Title Oral mucositis in paediatric patients after chemotherapy for cancer
Journal name Hong Kong Medical Journal   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1024-2708
2226-8707
Publication date 2014-12
Sub-type Article (original research)
Open Access Status File (Publisher version)
Volume 20
Issue 6 Supp. 7
Start page S4
End page S8
Total pages 5
Place of publication Aberdeen, Hong Kong
Publisher Hong Kong Academy of Medicine Press
Collection year 2015
Language eng
Formatted abstract
1. Oral mucositis (OM) is common among paediatric patients receiving chemotherapy.
2. Paediatric patients who are neutropaenic, with high levels of anxiety, or with a history of OM have a greater risk and an earlier onset of OM.
3. OM has negative effects on clinical outcomes and the patient’s life, including on oral function and quality of life.
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Institutional Status UQ
Additional Notes Special Issue: "Health and Health Services Research Fund Research Dissemination Reports"

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