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Tracheostomy and salivary gland radiotherapy for severe sialorrhoea in motor neurone disease


The management of excessive secretions in patients with motor neurone disease can be challenging. In this paper, we highlight the main issues from the perspectives of a patient, specialist nurse and neurologist and the importance of a multidisciplinary approach.

  • sialorrhoea
  • motor neuron disease
  • tracheostomy

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