Chinese Journal of Rehabilitation Theory and Practice ›› 2019, Vol. 25 ›› Issue (7): 774-777.doi: 10.3969/j.issn.1006-9771.2019.07.006

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Advance in Mendelsohn Maneuver for Dysphagia (review)

LI Shi-lin1,2, SUN Wei-ming1,2, ZHAO Na1,2, DONG Xiang-li3   

  1. 1.The First Affiliated Hospital of Nanchang University, Nanchang, Jiangxi 330006, China
    2.The First Clinical Medical School of Nanchang University, Nanchang, Jiangxi 330006, China
    3.The Affiliated Hospital of Nanchang Institute of Medical Sciences, Nanchang, Jiangxi 330000, China
  • Received:2018-08-27 Revised:2018-10-09 Online:2019-07-25 Published:2019-07-23
  • Contact: SUN Wei-ming
  • Supported by:
    Supported by Jiangxi Youth Natural Science Foundation (Key) (No. 20171ACB21058), Jiangxi Projects for Research to Production (No. 20171BEI90007) and Jiangxi R & D Projects (Key) (No. 20161BBG70176)

Abstract: Dysphagia can lead to multiple complications, increasing mortality and recurrence, and affecting the quality of life. Mendelsohn maneuver is a kind of physical therapy to improve the safety and effectiveness of swallowing. This paper introduced the origin of Mendelsohn maneuver, its physiological mechanism and clinical application. The potential risks and shortcomings of Mendelsohn maneuver were discussed, and a new solution was put forward.

Key words: dysphagia, Mendelsohn maneuver, rehabilitation, review

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