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Lingual Pressure as Clinical Indicator of Swallowing Function – Parkinson’s (2012)

Pitts, L. L., Morales, S., & Stierwalt, J. A. (2018). Lingual Pressure as a Clinical Indicator of Swallowing Function in Parkinson's Disease. Journal of Speech Language and Hearing Research, 61(2), 257. doi:10.1044/2017_jslhr- s-17-0259

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The authors investigated lingual pressure in persons with Parkinson’s Disease, (PwPD) in both maximum output and swallowing. Using a clinical case study, the authors also researched whether tongue strength, also referred to as lingual pressure, cou ...

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Population:

Adult

Discipline:

SLP

Diagnosis:

DysphagiaParkinson’s