Journal of the Korean Society for Clinical Neurophysiology (대한임상신경생리학회지), Vol.3(2) : 250~253, 2001
Journal of the Korean Society for Clinical Neurophysiology (대한임상신경생리학회지)
Dysphagia consequent to neurologic diseases may be diverse depending on the nature and symptoms of the diseases. The initial step in the management of dysphagia would be systematic and through evaluation of swallowing function in both oral and pharyngo-laryngeal stages. Other important step might be to acquire knowledge on underlying neurologic disorder and its possible impact on swallowing. Specific indirect and direct management strategies that can be applied to specific impairments are presented.