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A videofluoroscopy chair for the evaluation of dysphagia in patients with severe neuromotor disease.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1991019     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Due to the difficulties encountered in positioning severely neurologically impaired individuals for videofluoroscopic studies, the Rehab Tech Video FluoroChair was developed. The purpose of the chair is to provide the severely disabled patient with safe, stable postural support in an upright position for videofluoroscopic studies, with anterior-posterior, lateral, and rotational views easily performed. The chair features a removable headrest, a full back support, armrests, lateral truncal supports, and a patented base which is clamped to the footboard of the radiology table and allows for 200 degrees rotation of the patient. Two case studies illustrate the practical use and versatility of the Rehab Tech Video FluoroChair.
Authors:
M S Cox; J Petty
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation     Volume:  72     ISSN:  0003-9993     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch Phys Med Rehabil     Publication Date:  1991 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-03-05     Completed Date:  1991-03-05     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2985158R     Medline TA:  Arch Phys Med Rehabil     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  157-9     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Occupational Therapy Department, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Kettering Medical Center, OH 45429.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Deglutition Disorders / etiology,  radiography*,  rehabilitation
Fluoroscopy / instrumentation*,  methods
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Neuromuscular Diseases / complications*,  rehabilitation
Posture*

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