Rehabilitation medicine: 2. Diagnosis of dysphagia and its nutritional management for stroke patients
- Comments on Selected Recent Dysphagia Literature. Sasaki, Clarence; Leder, Steven // Dysphagia (0179051X);Fall2004, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p272
This article comments on several studies on dysphagia. The aim of the study "Efficacy of Swallowing Training for Residents Following Stroke," conducted by Lin L-C, Wang S-C, Chen SH, Wang T-G, Chen M-Y, Wu S-C, was to examine the functional swallowing and nutritional outcomes of swallowing...
- Resolution of Tracheal Aspiration After the Acute Phase of Stroke-Related Oropharyngeal Dysphagia. Terré, Rosa; Mearin, Fermín // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Apr2009, Vol. 104 Issue 4, p923
OBJECTIVES:We set out to ascertain the evolution and the clinical and videofluoroscopic (VFS) prognostic factors of aspiration recovery and return to oral intake in patients with stroke and VFS diagnosis of tracheal aspiration.METHODS:Twenty patients with stroke and VFS diagnosis of tracheal...
- Utility of Clinical Swallowing Examination Measures for Detecting Aspiration Post-Stroke. McCullough, G. H.; Rosenbek, J. C.; Wertz, R. T.; McCoy, S.; Mann, G.; McCullough, K. // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Dec2005, Vol. 48 Issue 6, p1280
The purpose of this investigation was to determine the utility of clinical swallowing examination (CSE) measures for detecting aspiration as defined by videofluoroscopic swallowing examination (VFSE). This study, involving 165 participants, is a follow-up to a previously published investigation...
- Deglutitive Iaryncieal closure in stroke patients. Power, M. I.; Hamdy, S.; Singh, S.; Tyrrell, P. J.; Turnbull, I.; Thompson, D. G. // Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Feb2007, Vol. 78 Issue 2, p141
Background: Dysphagia has been reported in up to 70% of patients with stroke, predisposing them to aspiration and pneumonia. Despite this, the mechanism for aspiration remains unclear. Aims: To determine the relationship between bolus flow and laryngeal closure during swallowing in patients with...
- Dysphagia management for progressive neurological conditions. Squires, Nina // Nursing Standard;3/29/2006, Vol. 20 Issue 29, p53
This article discusses some of the issues surrounding dysphagia management for patients with progressive neurological conditions. It is important that health professionals are aware of the available options and that they consider patients' wishes to meet their nutritional needs.
- INGESTA ORAL DO PACIENTE HOSPITALIZADO COM DISFAGIA OROFARÃNGEA NEUROGÃŠNICA. Silvério, Carolina Castelli; Hernandez, Ana Maria; Rebelo Gonçalves, Maria Inês // Revista CEFAC;2010, Vol. 12 Issue 6, p964
Purpose: to investigate the development in oral intake and the incidence of bronchopneumonia (BCP) in hospitalized patients with neurogenic oropharyngeal dysphagia, after speech and language therapy intervention. Methods: 50 adult patients, divided in three groups: I: 31 post stroke patients;...
- Pre and post-surgical dysphagia outcome associated with posterior fossa tumour in children. Angela Morgan; Deborah Sell; Martina Ryan; Elizabeth Raynsford; Richard Hayward // Journal of Neuro-Oncology;May2008, Vol. 87 Issue 3, p347
AbstractÃ‚Â Ã‚Â Background Swallowing impairment (dysphagia) has been reported as a possible sequela following surgical removal of posterior fossa tumours (PFT). Dysphagia may result in aspiration of food/fluid leading to respiratory tract infection, placing the patient at...
- National Dysphagia Diet: What to Swallow? McCullough, Gary; Pelletier, Cathy; Steele, Catriona // ASHA Leader;11/4/2003, Vol. 8 Issue 20, p16
Discusses the diet texture modification for dysphagia management. Publication published to establish standard terminology and practice applications; Proposed four levels of semisolid/solid foods; Proposed terms for liquids and correlating viscosity ranges.
- A case of dysphagia with solids. Reddy, Sangeetha; Nachimuthu, Senthil; Moola, Kalyani // Patient Care;Sep2002, Vol. 36 Issue 11, p91
Discusses the case of a Hispanic woman with dysphagia with solids. Medical background; Results of physical examination; Symptoms of the Plummer-Vinson syndrome, also known as Paterson-Kelly syndrome; Medical treatment recommended.