The Association Between Dysphagia Symptoms, DIGEST Scores, and Severity Ratings in Individuals with Parkinson’s Disease

The Association Between Dysphagia Symptoms, DIGEST Scores, and Severity Ratings in Individuals with Parkinson’s Disease
Dysphagia. 2023 Jan 24. doi: 10.1007/s00455-023-10555-4. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTThe Swallow Disturbance Questionnaire (SDQ) is a screening tool developed to identify patients with Parkinson's Disease (PD) in need of objective swallowing evaluation. In a previous investigation, the SDQ did not predict abnormal airway protection on a videofluoroscopic swallowing study (VFSS). This investigation was undertaken to determine whether SDQ scores were ... read more
Source: PubMedPublished on 2023-01-24By Mehak Noorani