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Prevalence of oropharyngeal dysphagia in Parkinson’s disease: A meta-analysis (2012)

Kalf, J. G., De Swart, B. J. M., Bloem, B. R., & Munneke, M. (2012). Prevalence of oropharyngeal dysphagia in Parkinson’s disease: a meta-analysis. Parkinsonism & related disorders, 18(4), 311-315.

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Dysphagia can negatively impact the quality of life of people with Parkinson’s disease (PD). Aspiration pneumonia is often the cause of death for PD. This meta-analysis found about one-third of people with PD have oropharyngeal dysphagia, not inclu ...

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Population:

Adult

Discipline:

SLP

Diagnosis:

Dysphagia