Factors associated with prognosis of eating and swallowing disability after stroke: a study from a community-based stroke care system.

@article{Maeshima2013FactorsAW,
  title={Factors associated with prognosis of eating and swallowing disability after stroke: a study from a community-based stroke care system.},
  author={Shinichiro Maeshima and Aiko Osawa and Takeshi Hayashi and Norio Tanahashi},
  journal={Journal of stroke and cerebrovascular diseases : the official journal of National Stroke Association},
  year={2013},
  volume={22 7},
  pages={926-930.e1}
}
BACKGROUND The long-term prognosis of eating and swallowing disability has not been fully clarified. As community-based stroke care systems have developed in Japan, these data have become available. METHODS We examined changes in nutritional intake using data acquired from a community-based stroke care system. There were 334 stroke patients who were discharged from our acute care hospital and transferred to rehabilitation hospitals with tube feeding. We examined the relationship between the… CONTINUE READING

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