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The Hidden Dysphagia: Exploring Dysphagia in Acute Cervical Spinal Cord Injury

The Hidden Dysphagia: Exploring Dysphagia in Acute Cervical Spinal Cord Injury

By: Jackie McRae BSc (Hons), MClinRes.; RegMRCSLT

In many textbooks, the signs of dysphagia are clear: weakness of the tongue or face, prolonged chewing, coughing after drinks, wet, gurgly voice, drooling (1). 1,286 more words

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About Strokes

Do you know someone who’s had a stroke? Have
you ever wondered how or perhaps why a stroke happens? Here are some basic facts to help shed light on this condition! 251 more words

Pediatric Dysphagia Resource Guide Delmar

The pediatric physicians India should take into considerations the special needs unique to the young surgical patient. The pediatric surgeon is trained to take care for the entire range of surgical illnesses. 325 more words

Clinical Anatomy Physiology of the Swallow Mechanism Dysphagia Series

A lot of websites are working on the essentials of human anatomy and physiology in nursing education. You can click here to find necessary information about the essentials of human anatomy and physiology in nursing education. 148 more words

Farewell to Dr. Logemann

When I consider Dr. Jeri Logemann’s legacy, I think of three things.

She was not constrained by the procedures of the day, and found a way to bring better diagnostic tools to the field of speech pathology. 194 more words

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Finding the "New Normal"

Years ago, when I brought home my newborn son, I stumbled as I tried to find my “new normal”. Major life events mean that life has to change in a big way. 375 more words

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The Perfect Puree Day by Laura Michael

Getting proper nutrition can be difficult when you have trouble swallowing. The inability to eat the right foods safely can lead to malnutrition. Maintaining proper nutritional intake is a key to overall good health and a high quality of life1. 1,045 more words

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