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ENT, Throat

Apr 15, 2000 Issue
Evaluation and Treatment of Swallowing Impairments [Article]

Swallowing disorders are common, especially in the elderly, and may cause dehydration, weight loss, aspiration pneumonia and airway obstruction. These disorders may affect the oral preparatory, oral propulsive, pharyngeal and/or esophageal phases of swallowing. Impaired swallowing, or dysphagia, may...


Nov 15, 1999 Issue
Diagnosis of Stridor in Children [Article]

Stridor is a sign of upper airway obstruction. In children, laryngomalacia is the most common cause of chronic stridor, while croup is the most common cause of acute stridor. Generally, an inspiratory stridor suggests airway obstruction above the glottis while an expiratory stridor is indicative of ...


Jun 1, 1998 Issue
Evaluating Hoarseness: Keeping Your Patient's Voice Healthy [Article]

Hoarseness is the term often used by patients to describe changes in their voice quality. The causes of hoarseness are determined after obtaining a detailed medical history of the circumstances preceding the onset of hoarseness and performing a thorough physical examination. The latter may include v...


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