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Dysphagia in the News — Canada

A recent Canadian study revealed that the majority of stroke patients do not get screened for dysphagia within the first 72-hours of hospitalization; in fact, only 1 in 5 patients received the recommended swallowing screening. Of the 5,000+ patients that were screened, nearly half “failed” the test.

 

Read the Full Article: http://www.cbc.ca/news/business/stroke-screening-overlooked-1.4026842



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