A POOLED AND PRIORITISED DYSPHAGIA REFERRAL SERVICE: AUDIT OF THE FIRST NINE MONTHS
- THE PROFESSIONAL VIEW. Sorensen, Pamela M. // Inside MS;Fall2000, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p27
Presents some food safety rules which may help those with swallowing problems avoid dehydration, poor nutrition, or the risk of aspiration pneumonia. Body positioning; Types of food to start with; Suggested texture of foods to be eaten.
- Trouble swallowing can indicate a serious disorder. McDonough, Patrick B. // North County Journal;6/29/2011, Vol. 39 Issue 26, pB2
The article offers information on the condition known as dysphagia, or having trouble swallowing.
- Oropharyngeal Swallow in Younger and Older Women: Videofluoroscopic Analysis. Logemann, Jeri A.; Pauloski, Barbara Roa; Rademaker, Alfred W.; Kahrilas, Peter J. // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Jun2002, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p434
Much of the initial research on normal swallowing has been conducted in young men. Recently, there has been increasing interest in determining whether there are differences between the sexes in swallowing function and in the effects of aging on swallowing in both sexes. This investigation...
- Evaluating Dysphagia. Spieker, Michael R. // American Family Physician;6/15/2000, Vol. 61 Issue 12, p3639
Discusses about dysphagia. Epidemiology; Anatomy and physiology of deglutition; Pathophysiology.
- A Patients' Record Office in a Mental Hospital Occupational Programme. Ekdawi, M. Y.; Rogers, W.; Slaughter, R. S.; Bennett, D. H. // British Journal of Psychiatry;Oct68, Vol. 114 Issue 515, p1305
The article presents a study on the significance of an organized patients' record office in a mental hospital occupational program in Great Britain. The study was conducted with the Rehabilitation Officer at the Ministry of Labour's Industrial Rehabilitation Unit (IRU) along with his staff....
- A patient with dysphagia. Kang, J. Y. // Gut;Oct2007, Vol. 56 Issue 10, p1459
The article presents an introduction to the Gut tutorial "A Patient with Dysphagia." This has been hosted on BMJ Learning, the best available learning website for medical professionals from the BMJ Group. With this, achalasia has been defined as an uncommon, yet eminently treatable cause of...
- Assessing adherence to the evidence base in the management of poststroke dysphagia. Burton, Christopher; Pennington, Lindsay; Roddam, Hazel; Russell, Ian; Russell, Daphne; Krawczyk, Karen; Smith, Hilary A. // Clinical Rehabilitation;Jan2006, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p46
Objective: To evaluate the reliability and responsiveness to change of an audit tool to assess adherence to evidence of effectiveness in the speech and language therapy (SLT) management of poststroke dysphagia. Design: The tool was used to review SLT practice as part of a randomized study of...
- SELF ASSESSMENT QUESTIONS: A woman dysphagia and Raynaud's phenomenon. Gaya, D. R.; Mactier, R. // Postgraduate Medical Journal;Feb2002, Vol. 78 Issue 916, p100
The article presents a case study of a 69 year old woman who was admitted with dysphagia but had no relevant past medical history. She reported difficulty swallowing both solids and liquids and that it had been gradually worsening over a 10 year period. She denied pain on swallowing and there...
- ACOUSTIC SIGNATURE OF THE NORMAL SWALLOW: CHARACTERIZATION BY AGE, GENDER, AND BOLUS VOLUME. Cichero, Julie A.Y.; Murdoch, Bruce E. // Annals of Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology;Jul2002, Vol. 111 Issue 7, p623
Characterizes the swallowing sounds in dysphagic versus normal individuals. Patient characteristics; Influence of age and volume of bolus swallowed on acoustic signals generated during swallowing; Perceptual analysis of swallowing sounds; Duration of swallowing sounds.