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PURPOSE OF REVIEW Aspiration is one of the most common complications in enterally fed patients. The source of aspiration is due to the accumulation of secretions in the pharynx of reflux gastric contents from the stomach into the pharynx. The true prevalence of aspiration is difficult to determine because of vague definitions, poor assessment methods, and(More)
PURPOSE OF REVIEW The diagnosis of aspiration and its origin in patients on enteral tube feeding is challenging to the physician and provides an important means to prevent pneumonia. This review examines the most recent studies and developments in the field with an approach to the technical aspects of diagnostic methods. RECENT FINDINGS The methods more(More)
INTRODUCTION  In the health field, computerization has become increasingly necessary in professional practice, since it facilitates data recovery and assists in the development of research with greater scientific rigor. OBJECTIVE  the present work aimed to develop, apply, and validate specific electronic protocols for patients referred for rhinoplasty. (More)
Introduction The role of the speech-language pathology in the multiprofessional team dealing with laryngology and the voice has been recognized for a long time. Scientific studies in this field recommend therapies for laryngeal microsurgeries; few of the studies, however, effectively evaluate the result of postoperative speech therapy. Objective To compare(More)
OBJECTIVES To evaluate voice improvement after phonosurgery by subjective and objective voice analysis. DESIGN Prospective observational analytic group study. METHODS This study was conducted from January 2012 to December 2013. Two hundred forty professional voice users (patients), classified as Koufman level I or II with benign vocal fold lesions, were(More)
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