Cough: Research Studies

6 Related Result(s)

  1. Lung Volume Recruitment Combined With Expiratory Muscle Strength Training in ALS

    The purpose of this study is to investigate the effects of two treatment techniques called Expiratory Muscle Strength Training (EMST) and Lung Volume...

  2. Delineating Physiologic Mechanisms of Swallowing Impairment and Decline in ALS

    Individuals with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis are at high risk for swallowing impairment (dysphagia) which leads to malnutrition, decreased pulmonary health...

  3. Improving Detection and Clinical Care of Dysphagia in Cardiac Surgical Patients

    The purpose of this research is to improve the identification of patients who are at greater risk for development of dysphagia (dys FAY juh – swallowing...

  4. A Multicenter, Randomized Trial of Photodynamic Therapy versus Argon Plasma Coagulation for Lung Cancer with Endobronchial Obstruction

    This is a multi-center, randomized study that will compare the efficacy of photodynamic therapy (PDT) and argon plasma coagulation (APC) in the treatment of...

  5. Determination of Accurate Screening Tools for Dysphagia in Oculopharyngeal Muscular Dystrophy

    The purpose of this research study is to determine how accurate different tests are at identifying swallowing difficulties in persons with OPMD. ...

  6. Impact of Nuedexta on Bulbar Physiology and Function in ALS

    The purpose of this research is to determine if Nuedexta, an FDA approved and routinely prescribed medication, improves speech and swallowing functions...