[Awareness of dysphagia in Parkinson's disease].

  title={[Awareness of dysphagia in Parkinson's disease].},
  author={{\`A}ngels Bay{\'e}s-Rusi{\~n}ol and Maria Jo{\~a}o Forjaz and Alba Ayala and Mar{\'i}a de la Cruz Crespo and Anna Prats and Esther Valles and Cristina Petit and Merc{\`e} Casanovas and Maite Garolera-Freixa},
  journal={Revista de neurologia},
  volume={53 11},
INTRODUCTION AND AIM In order to be able to assess the level of awareness of swallowing disorders in Parkinson's disease (PD), a specific questionnaire was designed and validated: the Dysphapark questionnaire. PATIENTS AND METHODS A total of 470 persons with PD were asked whether they believe they have problems swallowing or not, and then they filled in a self-administered questionnaire that evaluates the effectiveness and safety of swallowing. The Dysphapark questionnaire was validated by… CONTINUE READING
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