Dysphagia

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Abstract

Oropharyngeal dysphagia is common in children with neurologic diseases. The underlying condition determines the nature and extent of the swallowing dysfunction, and governs the prognosis for recovery. Early detection of the problem and prompt initiation of appropriate interventions are necessary for improving outcomes for these children and their caregivers.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationTreatment of Pediatric Neurologic Disorders
PublisherCRC Press
Pages217-223
Number of pages7
ISBN (Electronic)9780849340888
ISBN (Print)0824726936, 9780824726935
StatePublished - Jan 1 2005

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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    Lefton-Greif, M. (2005). Dysphagia. In Treatment of Pediatric Neurologic Disorders (pp. 217-223). CRC Press.