Clever Clinical Clips There are often times when nursing reports that a patient is having difficulty swallowing pills, but they have no other dysphagic symptoms. We observe the patient with meals and with liquids and there are no clinical signs of dysphagia, but the trouble with pills persists. Invariably these are pills ... Article
Article  |   December 01, 1998
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Article   |   December 01, 1998
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SIG 13 Perspectives on Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders (Dysphagia), December 1998, Vol. 7, 18. doi:10.1044/sasd7.4.18-a
SIG 13 Perspectives on Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders (Dysphagia), December 1998, Vol. 7, 18. doi:10.1044/sasd7.4.18-a
There are often times when nursing reports that a patient is having difficulty swallowing pills, but they have no other dysphagic symptoms. We observe the patient with meals and with liquids and there are no clinical signs of dysphagia, but the trouble with pills persists. Invariably these are pills that cannot be crushed due to enteric coatings.
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