Rehabilitation for Dysphagia Paralytica Dysphagia paralytica is a disorder of swallowing resulting from a lesion of the cranial nerves or brain stem, in particular the medulla oblongata. Rehabilitation of this disorder depends on careful assessment of spared and damaged processes responsible for swallowing. The management technique is maximum use of assets, capitalizing on intelligence ... Forum
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Rehabilitation for Dysphagia Paralytica
Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, May 1972, Vol. 37, 187-194. doi:10.1044/jshd.3702.187
 
Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, May 1972, Vol. 37, 187-194. doi:10.1044/jshd.3702.187

Dysphagia paralytica is a disorder of swallowing resulting from a lesion of the cranial nerves or brain stem, in particular the medulla oblongata. Rehabilitation of this disorder depends on careful assessment of spared and damaged processes responsible for swallowing. The management technique is maximum use of assets, capitalizing on intelligence to support reflex bahavior. The various roles of the rehabilitation team are described.

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