Reinstituting oral feeding in tube-fed adult patients with dysphagia.

Abstract

Feeding tubes are valuable assets in the rehabilitation of adult patients with dysphagia. Feeding tubes may be placed in response to perceived risks of airway compromise or insufficient nutrient intake. However, not all patients require long-term enteral feeding. With intensive dysphagia therapy, many patients will experience resolving deficits or… (More)

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@article{Crary2006ReinstitutingOF, title={Reinstituting oral feeding in tube-fed adult patients with dysphagia.}, author={Michael Crary and Michael E. Groher}, journal={Nutrition in clinical practice : official publication of the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition}, year={2006}, volume={21 6}, pages={576-86} }