Predictive value of clinical indices in detecting aspiration in patients with neurological disorders

Mari, Fabiola; Matei, Monica; Ceravolo, Maria Gabriella; Pisani, Anna; Montesi, Alfeo; Provinciali, Leandro; Mari, F; Matei, M; Ceravolo, M G; Pisani, A; Montesi, A; Provinciali, L
October 1997
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Oct1997, Vol. 63 Issue 4, p456
Academic Journal
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