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dc.contributor.authorOsuafor, C N.
dc.contributor.authorGreene, B
dc.contributor.authorEl-Kininy, N
dc.contributor.authorDonegan, C
dc.date.accessioned2017-12-18T15:15:12Z
dc.date.available2017-12-18T15:15:12Z
dc.date.issued2017-11
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/622710
dc.description.abstractDysphagia is a risk factor for adverse health outcomes like aspiration, recurrent chest infections and malnutrition. Here, we describe a case of an 82-year-old lady who presented with a two-month history of dysphagia after an anterior odontoid screw fixation for a type II odontoid process fracture. This case highlights the importance of a multidisciplinary approach to patient care.
dc.languageen
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherIrish Medical Journalen
dc.subjectDysphagiaen
dc.subjectELDERLYen
dc.subject.otherPOST SURGERYen
dc.titleDysphagia in the Elderly Following Anterior Cervical Surgery: A Multidisciplinary Approachen
dc.typeArticleen
dc.identifier.journalIrish Medical Journalen
dc.description.fundingNo fundingen
dc.description.provinceLeinsteren
dc.description.peer-reviewpeer-reviewen
html.description.abstractDysphagia is a risk factor for adverse health outcomes like aspiration, recurrent chest infections and malnutrition. Here, we describe a case of an 82-year-old lady who presented with a two-month history of dysphagia after an anterior odontoid screw fixation for a type II odontoid process fracture. This case highlights the importance of a multidisciplinary approach to patient care.


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