TITLE

Amantadine for Dysphagia in the Elderly

PUB. DATE
August 2011
SOURCE
Internal Medicine Alert;Aug2011 Clinical Briefs in Primary, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the therapeutic use of the drug amantadine (AMTD) for elderly patients with dysphagia.
ACCESSION #
65389466

 

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