Dysphagia in Stroke and Neurologic Disease

Marlís González-Fernández, Stephanie K. Daniels

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Abstract

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 languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)867-888
Number of pages22
JournalPhysical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinics of North America
Volume19
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation
  • Rehabilitation

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