Dysphagia Rehabilitation: Similarities and Differences in Three Areas of the World

Marlís González-Fernández, Maggie Lee Huckabee, Sebastian H. Doeltgen, Yoko Inamoto, Hitoshi Kagaya, Eichii Saitoh

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Although the objective of dysphagia rehabilitation is the same, population needs, clinical practice patterns, availability of resources, and dysphagia research vary greatly around the world. The purpose of this review is to introduce the reader to the context in which dysphagia rehabilitation is practiced, to describe practice patterns, and to emphasize the dysphagia research being performed in three distinct regions of the world: North America, New Zealand and Australia, and Japan.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)296-306
Number of pages11
JournalCurrent Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Reports
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 01-12-2013

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation
  • Rehabilitation
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • Medicine (miscellaneous)


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