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 language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||Treatment of Pediatric Neurologic Disorders|
|Number of pages||7|
|ISBN (Print)||0824726936, 9780824726935|
|State||Published - Jan 1 2005|
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