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Dysphagia Resource Center News April 2009
Posted 2009-04-22 23:03:45
A review article posted in the Journal of Nursing reviewed bedside screening tests vs. videofluoroscopy or fibreoptic endoscopic evaluation of swallowing to detect dysphagia in patients with neurological disorder.
Posted 2009-04-22 23:07:30
For patients experiencing symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, but who seem beyond the reach of usual treatments, another diagnosis is possible -- eosinophilic esophagitis, or EE. EE is becoming more frequently recognized as the source of symptoms such as regurgitation, vomiting, chest pain, heartburn and dysphagia. ...
Posted 2009-04-22 23:19:46
In a study published in Journal of Physiology (2009), Chambers and colleagues explore the impact of sports drinks on the oral cavity. Using functional MRI the authors identified brain regions that were activated by the sports drinks.
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