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Mouthguards Reduce Orofacial Injury During Sport Activities, but may not Reduce Concussion.
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PMID:  22726788     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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ARTICLE TITLE AND BIBLIOGRAPHIC INFORMATION: Mouthguards in sport activities: history, physical properties and injury prevention effectiveness. Knapik JJ, Stephen W, Marshall SW, Lee RB, Darakjy SS, Jones SB, et al. Sports Med 2007;37(2):117-44. REVIEWER: Ana Karina Mascarenhas, BDS, MPH, DrPH PURPOSE/QUESTION: To assess the effectiveness of mouthguards in preventing orofacial injuries and concussion SOURCE OF FUNDING: Authors report no funding supported this review TYPE OF STUDY/DESIGN: Systematic review with meta-analysis of data LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: Level 2: Limited-quality, patient-oriented evidence STRENGTH OF RECOMMENDATION GRADE: Grade B: Inconsistent or limited-quality patient-oriented evidence.
Authors:
Ana Karina Mascarenhas
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The journal of evidence-based dental practice     Volume:  12     ISSN:  1532-3390     ISO Abbreviation:  J Evid Based Dent Pract     Publication Date:  2012 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-06-25     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101083101     Medline TA:  J Evid Based Dent Pract     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  90-1     Citation Subset:  D; IM    
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Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
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Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine, 3200 S University Drive, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33328, Phone: 954 262 7373.
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