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The premier source of information for the management of patients with Dysphagia

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What is Dysphagia?

Dysphagia is the medical term used to describe swallowing difficulties. With dysphagia, you may experience difficulties in swallowing foods and drinks. Dysphagia is not a…

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What to look out for and symptoms of dysphagia

Knowing the signs and symptoms of dysphagia is extremely important. Click this link to download the video below.

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Diagnosis of dysphagia

Patients with dysphagia are commonly referred to a Speech and Language Therapist (SLT) for further assessment and treatment. The clinical assessment of dysphagia by a…

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How to feed a patient - the wrong way!

Incorrect Positions 1. Do not attempt to feed someone who is drowsy or who has fallen to on side. 2. Do not feed someone who…

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How to feed a patient – the right way!

Correct Positions 1. Position resident with head in the midline, plus head and neck flexed forward. 2. Support the resident in upright midline position with…

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Positioning a person in a wheelchair

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ESPEN 2010 Congress Report Sept. 5th-8th. Nice, France

Excerpts from the presentation by Prof. R.-J. Schulz : "Dysphagia: clinical implications and practical solutions" Download this video.

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