TITLE

VitalStim Therapy for dysphagia at Connally Memorial Rehabilitation

PUB. DATE
April 2015
SOURCE
Wilson County News;4/15/2015, Vol. 42 Issue 15, p11A
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on a certification obtained by the Connaly Memorial Rehabilitation on the use of its VitalStim Therapy, an advanced therapy tool for patients with dysphagia.
ACCESSION #
102109015

 

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