Category Archives for Stroke

Does a Water Protocol Improve the Hydration and Health Status of Individuals with Thin Liquid Aspiration Following Stroke? A Randomized Controlled Trial.

TITLE: Does a Water Protocol Improve the Hydration and Health Status of Individuals with Thin Liquid Aspiration Following Stroke? A Randomized Controlled Trial. AUTHOR: Murray J, Doeltgen S, Miller M, Scholten I. REFERENCE: Dysphagia. 2016 Feb 17. YEAR: 2016 The benefit of water protocols for individuals with thin liquid aspiration remains controversial, with mixed findings from a small number […]

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Early and personalized ambulatory follow-up to tailor furosemide and fluid intake according to congestion in post-discharge heart failure.

TITLE: Early and personalized ambulatory follow-up to tailor furosemide and fluid intake according to congestion in post-discharge heart failure. AUTHOR: Parrinello G, Torres D, Paterna S, Di Pasquale P, Trapanese C, Cardillo M, Bellanca M, Fasullo S, Licata G. REFERENCE: Intern Emerg Med. 2013 Apr;8(3):221-8. [Epub ahead of print]. YEAR: 2013 Congestive heart failure (CHF) worsening is a worldwide […]

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Dysphagia, nutrition, and hydration in ischemic stroke patients at admission and discharge from acute care.

TITLE: Dysphagia, nutrition, and hydration in ischemic stroke patients at admission and discharge from acute care. AUTHOR: Crary MA, Humphrey JL, Carnaby-Mann G, Sambandam R, Miller L, Silliman S. REFERENCE: Dysphagia. 2013 Mar;28(1):69-76. [Epub ahead of print] YEAR: 2013 Dysphagia may predispose stroke patients toward undernutrition and hydration. These comorbidities increase patient risks for reduced functional outcome and short-term […]

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