The Pediatric Lung and Aspiration This article offers an over view of lung development, physiology, and evaluation of lung damage due to aspiration. Considerations specific to pediatric patients are discussed. ... Article
Article  |   December 01, 2013
The Pediatric Lung and Aspiration
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  • Marni Simon
    The Pediatric Lung and Aspiration, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, Hartford, CT
  • Melanie Sue Collins
    The Pediatric Lung and Aspiration, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, Hartford, CT
  • Financial Disclosure: Marni Simon is a Speech-Language Pathologist at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. Melanie Collins is Associate Program Director of the Central Connecticut Cystic Fibrosis Center and an Assistant Professor of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center.
    Financial Disclosure: Marni Simon is a Speech-Language Pathologist at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. Melanie Collins is Associate Program Director of the Central Connecticut Cystic Fibrosis Center and an Assistant Professor of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center.×
  • Nonfinancial Disclosure: Marni Simon has previously published in the subject area. Melanie Collins has no nonfinancial interests related to the content of this article.
    Nonfinancial Disclosure: Marni Simon has previously published in the subject area. Melanie Collins has no nonfinancial interests related to the content of this article.×
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Swallowing, Dysphagia & Feeding Disorders / Articles
Article   |   December 01, 2013
The Pediatric Lung and Aspiration
SIG 13 Perspectives on Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders (Dysphagia), December 2013, Vol. 22, 142-154. doi:10.1044/sasd22.4.142
SIG 13 Perspectives on Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders (Dysphagia), December 2013, Vol. 22, 142-154. doi:10.1044/sasd22.4.142

This article offers an over view of lung development, physiology, and evaluation of lung damage due to aspiration. Considerations specific to pediatric patients are discussed.

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