Bolus management and aspiration pneumonia in patients with pseudobulbar dysphagia

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The effect of bolus manipulation on the recurrence of aspiration pneumonia in 56 patients with pseudobulbar dysphagia was studied. Group I patients received a pureed diet with thin liquids, whereas those in group II received a soft mechanical diet with thickened liquids. Members of group II experienced significantly fewer incidences of aspiration pneumonia… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF02406920

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@article{Groher2006BolusMA, title={Bolus management and aspiration pneumonia in patients with pseudobulbar dysphagia}, author={Michael E. Groher}, journal={Dysphagia}, year={2006}, volume={1}, pages={215-216} }