Managing Dysphagia in Long-Term Care Settings: Clinical Considerations Incorporating essential health information on older adults into the framework of today's clinical dysphagia practice is of essence to the patient and the practitioner. This article will present information relevant to the speech-language pathologist practicing dysphagia with this older population and highlight relevant data, evidence, and practice patterns for achieving ... Article
Article  |   November 01, 2013
Managing Dysphagia in Long-Term Care Settings: Clinical Considerations
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Luis F. Riquelme
    Department of Speech-Language Pathology, New York Medical College Valhalla, NY
  • Financial Disclosure: Luis F. Riquelme is an Associate Professor at New York Medical College and Director of the Center for Swallowing and Speech-Language Pathology at New York Methodist Hospital.
    Financial Disclosure: Luis F. Riquelme is an Associate Professor at New York Medical College and Director of the Center for Swallowing and Speech-Language Pathology at New York Methodist Hospital.×
    Nonfinancial Disclosure: Luis F. Riquelme has previously published in the subject area.
    Nonfinancial Disclosure: Luis F. Riquelme has previously published in the subject area.×
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Swallowing, Dysphagia & Feeding Disorders / Special Populations / Older Adults & Aging / Articles
Article   |   November 01, 2013
Managing Dysphagia in Long-Term Care Settings: Clinical Considerations
SIG 13 Perspectives on Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders (Dysphagia), November 2013, Vol. 22, 107-117. doi:10.1044/sasd22.3.107
SIG 13 Perspectives on Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders (Dysphagia), November 2013, Vol. 22, 107-117. doi:10.1044/sasd22.3.107

Incorporating essential health information on older adults into the framework of today's clinical dysphagia practice is of essence to the patient and the practitioner. This article will present information relevant to the speech-language pathologist practicing dysphagia with this older population and highlight relevant data, evidence, and practice patterns for achieving best outcomes.

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