Diagnosis and Treatment of Swallowing Disorders (Dysphagia) in Acute-Care Stroke Patients
ECRI Health Technology Assessment Group.
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This report was requested by the Health Care Financing Administration, which sought an evidence-based assessment of methods for diagnosing and treating swallowing disorders (dysphagia) in elderly individuals with neurologic diseases, and specifically those methods associated with the services provided by speech-language pathologists. About 6,228,000 Americans over age 60 have dysphagia, and about 300,000 to 600,000 people are affected by dysphagia resulting from neurologic disorders each year.
Swallowing DisordersDysphagiaDeglutition DisordersDisfagiaTranstornos da Deglutição
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