Until recently, the treatment of stroke was restricted to basic life support at the time of the stroke and rehabilitation later. Now, however, treatments can be beneficial when administered as soon as possible after the onset of the stroke. It is critical to get to the hospital and be diagnosed as soon as possible. There are several steps in the initial assessment and management of a person with a stroke.
Receiving treatment early is essential in reducing the damage from a stroke. The...Read more
My last post discussed the evaluation of dysphagia, aspiration, and the modified barium swallow examination. This post covers thickeners,... Read more »
Eosinophillic Esophagi is (EoE) is an allergic condition in which the esophagus develops an overgrowth of immune cells. This leads to... Read more »
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