volume 26, issue 1, P17-27 2014
DOI: 10.1590/s2317-17822014000100004
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Abstract: Purpose: To identify risk groups for oropharyngeal dysphagia in hospitalized patients in a university hospital. Methods: The study was design as an exploratory cross-sectional with quantitative data analysis. The researched population consisted of 32 patients admitted to the medical clinic at the university hospital. Patient history data were collected, followed by a universal swallowing screening which included functional feeding assessment, to observe clinical signs and symptoms of dysphagia, and assessmen…

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