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Predictors of Wojner and Alexandrov for Placement of a Feeding Tube in a Stroke Patient with Dysphagia

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Nutrition
Neurology
Gastroenterology
Critical Care

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Description:

Wojner and Alexandrov identified predictors associated with the need for placing a feeding tube in a stroke patient with dysphagia. These can help identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management to prevent complications. The authors are from the University of Texas at Houston.

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