Feeding and Swallowing Disorders in Pediatric Neuromuscular Diseases: An Overview

@inproceedings{EngelHoek2015FeedingAS,
  title={Feeding and Swallowing Disorders in Pediatric Neuromuscular Diseases: An Overview},
  author={Lenie van den Engel-Hoek and Imelda J.M. de Groot and Bert J.M. de Swart and Corrie E. Erasmus},
  booktitle={Journal of neuromuscular diseases},
  year={2015}
}
Feeding and swallowing problems in infants and children have a great impact on health and wellbeing. The aim of this study was to provide an overview of recognized feeding and swallowing problems in different groups of children with neuromuscular diseases, based on relevant literature and expert opinion, and to propose recommendations for the assessment and treatment of these problems. Almost all pediatric neuromuscular diseases are accompanied by feeding and swallowing problems during the… CONTINUE READING

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