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Cervical auscultation (i.e. listening to swallowing sounds) is the most commonly used technique in adjuvant to the clinical feeding examination by speech-language pathologists worldwide to assess for oropharyngeal aspiration risk in children. Despite its relative popularity in clinical practice, little is known on the clinical utility of cervical auscultation within a paediatric population.
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Lung auscultation is an important part of a physical examination. However, its biggest drawback is its subjectivity. The results depend on the experience and ability of the doctor to perceive and dist...
Handheld echocardiography is being proposed as the fifth pillar of bedside physical cardiovascular examination (PE) and is referred to as insonation. Although there is emerging consensus that insonati...
Early detection of residual disease (RD) after (chemo)radiation for oropharyngeal (OPC) is crucial. Surveillance of neck nodes with FDG-PET/CT has been studied extensively, whereas its value for local...
To assess the feasibility of the Addenbrooke's Cognitive Examination III (ACE) in detecting cognitive deficits in people with schizophrenia and to examine the profile of cognitive impairments.
A 53-year-old immunodepressed patient, who is being treated for acute leukaemia diagnosed 8 months ago, presented to the hospital with chest pain, non-productive coughing and mild dyspnoea. Upon clini...
Mother's milk does not come in contact with the oropharyngeal pouch of preterm infants during gavage feeding. We hypothesized that stimulation of the oropharyngeal pouch using small amount...
The protective effect of mother's milk and colostrum on oropharyngeal cavity is not achievable with gavage feeding. This may be increase the risk of colonization of the oropharyngeal cavit...
Pre op ultrasound with chest auscultation and arterial blood gas, after extubation ultrasound with chest auscultation and blood gas, 12hrs chest auscultation with ultasaound, 24 hrs chest ...
A Comparative Clinical Trial to Evaluate the Safety and Clinical Equivalence of Clotrimazole Troche/Lozenges USP, 10mg (Unique Pharmaceutical Laboratories, India) With Clotrimazole Troche 10mg (Roxane Laboratories Inc., USA) in Subjects With Oropharyngeal
The objectives of this study are to compare the efficacy and safety of Clotrimazole troche/ lozenges USP, 10 mg (Unique Pharmaceutical Laboratories, India) vs. Clotrimazole Troche/ Lozenge...
The differentiation between innocent and pathologic murmurs through traditional auscultation can often be challenging, which in the end makes the diagnosis strongly dependent on the invest...
A condition associated with compression of the BRACHIAL PLEXUS; SUBCLAVIAN ARTERY; and SUBCLAVIAN VEIN at the thoracic outlet and caused by a complete or incomplete anomalous CERVICAL RIB or fascial band connecting the tip of a cervical rib with the first thoracic rib. Clinical manifestations may include pain in the neck and shoulder which radiates into the upper extremity, PARESIS or PARALYSIS of brachial plexus innervated muscles; sensory loss; PARESTHESIAS; ISCHEMIA; and EDEMA. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p214)
Nutritional support given via the alimentary canal or any route connected to the gastrointestinal system (i.e., the enteral route). This includes oral feeding, sip feeding, and tube feeding using nasogastric, gastrostomy, and jejunostomy tubes.
A network of nerve fibers originating in the upper four cervical spinal cord segments. The cervical plexus distributes cutaneous nerves to parts of the neck, shoulders, and back of the head, and motor fibers to muscles of the cervical spinal column, infrahyoid muscles, and the diaphragm.
Use of nursing bottles for feeding. Applies to humans and animals.
The inspection of one's own body, usually for signs of disease (e.g., BREAST SELF-EXAMINATION, testicular self-examination).
Pediatrics is the general medicine of childhood. Because of the developmental processes (psychological and physical) of childhood, the involvement of parents, and the social management of conditions at home and at school, pediatrics is a specialty. With ...