Decreased Diaphragm Excursion in Stroke Patients

See link below for an interesting study that shows how M-mode ultrasonography showed that people with dysphagia who have had strokes have decreased diaphragm excursion and compromised respiratory function during voluntary coughing.

diaphragm excursion in dysphagia2014

Should we be working on increasing diaphragmatic excursion for all stroke patients with dysphagia?

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