Dysphagia is a common problem in neurologic disease. The authors describe rates of dysphagia in selected neurologic diseases, and the evaluation and treatment of dysphagia in this population. Applicable physiology and aspects of neural control are reviewed. The decision-making process to determine oral feeding versus alternative means of alimentation is examined.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||22|
|Journal||Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinics of North America|
|State||Published - Nov 1 2008|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation