Behavioural intervention for dysphagia in acute stroke: a randomised controlled trial.

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BACKGROUND Swallowing dysfunction after stroke is common, but there is little reliable evidence for how the disorder should be managed. This study compared standard low-intensity and high-intensity behavioural interventions with usual care for dysphagia. METHODS 306 patients with clinical dysphagia admitted to hospital with acute stroke were randomly… (More)

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@article{Carnaby2006BehaviouralIF, title={Behavioural intervention for dysphagia in acute stroke: a randomised controlled trial.}, author={Giselle D. Carnaby and Graeme J. Hankey and Julia Pizzi}, journal={The Lancet. Neurology}, year={2006}, volume={5 1}, pages={31-7} }