Clinical and Instrumental Evaluation of Swallowing in Children With Cerebral Palsy (CP)
The purpose of this study is to correlate the alimentary consistencies and deglutition disorders in children with cerebral palsy.
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Case-Crossover
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
|Official Title:||Clinical and Instrumental Evaluation of Swallowing in Children With Cerebral Palsy|
|Study Start Date:||February 2009|
|Study Completion Date:||November 2009|
Cross-sectional and quantitative study with sample consisted of 50 children with cerebral palsy. The data collection consisted in detection of the main dysphagic manifestations in different consistency of food and types of cerebral palsy.