HUN4446test 1 review 2

HUN4446test 1 review 2 - Preparatory Saliva mixing and...

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Preparatory: Saliva, mixing and chewing (forming of bolus) Transit: movement to back of mouth (bolus) Pharyngeal: bolus into esophagus Esophageal: esophagus into stomach Distinguish among the potential causes of dysphagia (i.e., neurological, motor, structural/mechanical) and the related signs and symptoms associated with the various causes. Describe the methods used to assess swallowing function. Describe the nutritional considerations/management recommended for patients with different types of dysphagia. Esophageal Disorders: Achalasia, GERD, etc. Describe the normal function of the esophagus and the lower esophageal sphincter (LES). What changes occur in esophageal/LES function in achalasia? What is the underlying problem? What signs and symptoms occur in association with achalasia? Relate these signs and symptoms, when possible, to functional changes that occur in this disease process.
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This note was uploaded on 10/25/2009 for the course HUN 4446 taught by Professor Mathews during the Spring '09 term at University of Florida.

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