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Scandinavian Journal of Pain

Official Journal of the Scandinavian Association for the Study of Pain

Editor-in-Chief: Werner, Mads

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Volume 16, Issue 1


Intraoral QST – Mission impossible or not?

Peter Svensson
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  • Department of Dentistry and Oral Health, Section of Orofacial Pain and Jaw Function, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
  • Department of Dental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Huddinge, Sweden
  • Scandinavian Center for Orofacial Neurosciences (SCON), Aarhus, Denmark
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Published Online: 2017-07-01 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sjpain.2017.04.066


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Department of Dentistry and Oral Health, Section of Orofacial Pain and Jaw Function, Aarhus University, Vennelyst Boulevard 9, Building 1611, 344, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark. Tel.:+4587168132; mobile:4524633009.

Published Online: 2017-07-01

Published in Print: 2017-07-01

Conflict of interest: None declared.

Citation Information: Scandinavian Journal of Pain, Volume 16, Issue 1, Pages 112–113, ISSN (Online) 1877-8879, ISSN (Print) 1877-8860, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sjpain.2017.04.066.

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