Influence of oral health condition on swallowing and oral intake level for patients affected by chronic stroke

Abstract

BACKGROUND According to the literature, the occurrence of dysphagia is high in cases of stroke, and its severity can be enhanced by loss of teeth and the use of poorly fitting prostheses. OBJECTIVE To verify that the status of oral health influences the level of oral intake and the degree of swallowing dysfunction in elderly patients with stroke in… (More)
DOI: 10.2147/CIA.S62314

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