Managing dysphagia. Special problems in patients with neurologic disease.

Journal Article (Review)

Swallowing is a brief but intricate process. When this process is interrupted, as in patients with neurologic disorders, problems such as aspiration and risk of malnutrition can occur. The authors of this article discuss an individualized approach to evaluation and management of neurogenic oropharyngeal dysphagia. Three cases illustrate the diversity of causes, signs and symptoms, and clinical course.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Horner, J; Massey, EW

Published Date

  • April 1991

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 89 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 203 - 213

PubMed ID

  • 2008399

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0032-5481

Language

  • eng

Conference Location

  • England