Editor's Corner This issue of Perspectives focuses on medical complexity and individuals with dysphagia. Dr. James Coyle begins the issue with a discussion of relationships between respiratory functions, pulmonary diseases, and swallowing. Dr. Louise Gallagher reviews the literature regarding the impact of common medications on swallowing. Dr. Rebecca Leonard presents research ... Editorial
Editorial  |   December 01, 2010
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Swallowing, Dysphagia & Feeding Disorders / Editorial
Editorial   |   December 01, 2010
Editor's Corner
SIG 13 Perspectives on Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders (Dysphagia), December 2010, Vol. 19, 90. doi:10.1044/sasd19.4.90
SIG 13 Perspectives on Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders (Dysphagia), December 2010, Vol. 19, 90. doi:10.1044/sasd19.4.90
This issue of Perspectives focuses on medical complexity and individuals with dysphagia. Dr. James Coyle begins the issue with a discussion of relationships between respiratory functions, pulmonary diseases, and swallowing. Dr. Louise Gallagher reviews the literature regarding the impact of common medications on swallowing. Dr. Rebecca Leonard presents research findings from fluoroscopy studies on swallowing changes associated with aging.? Yarrow and? Mertz Garcia use a case study format to illustrate the interactions of malnutrition and dysphagia. In our Food For Thought, Darlene Graner, Hilda Pressman, and Lynne C. Brady Wagner review the reasons that SLPs are best providers for dysphagia services and provide strategies for promoting out discipline in this role.
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