Overview of structures and essential terms

Kannit Pongpipatpaiboon, Yoko Inamoto, Koichiro Matsuo, Yoichiro Aoyagi, Seiko Shibata, Hitoshi Kagaya

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This chapter discusses common dysphagia terminology. A common understanding of important terms relevant to dysphagia enables healthcare professionals to communicate clearly and rapidly. The basic knowledge of anatomical structures associated with swallowing is fundamental to understanding the whole swallow process including the evaluation and treatment of dysphagia.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDysphagia Evaluation and Treatment
Subtitle of host publicationFrom the Perspective of Rehabilitation Medicine
PublisherSpringer Singapore
Number of pages7
ISBN (Electronic)9789811050329
ISBN (Print)9789811050312
Publication statusPublished - 13-11-2017

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Medicine(all)
  • Health Professions(all)


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