"Having seen the clinical difference that amylase resistant thickeners can make to patient management, it is hard to find a reason to use anything else" - Speech & Language Therapist UK, 2011*
Therea Samms asks: are we doing all we can to improve thickener safety?
A New Amylase Resistant Food Thickener for Patients with Swallowing Disorders Better Maintains Viscosity in The Mouth Compared to a Standard Food Thickener. Sliwinski et al.
A New Amylase Resistant Food Thickener for Dysphagia Patients Better Maintains Consistency During Consumption Compared to Standard Food Thickeners. Bos et al.
Gastrointestinal Tolerance of a Thickening Powder with Amylase Resistant Features in Patients with Dysphagia. Memelink et al.
Gastrointestinal Tolerance and Ease of use of a New Mildly Thick Oral Nutritional Supplement with Amylase Resistance Features. Schulz et al.
Effect of Human Saliva on the Consistency of a Newly Developed Mildly Thick Oral Nutritional Supplement for Patients with Dysphagia. Oudhuis et al.
Effect of Human Saliva on the Consistency of Thickened Foods for Patients with Dysphagia. Sliwinski et al.
*Samms, Theresa. ‘Are we doing all we can to improve thickener safety?’ Bulletin, February 2011.
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