Managing Liquids in a Dysphagia Diet. Dysphagia is when a person has trouble swallowing normally. A dysphagia diet is a way of eating and drinking that is safer for a person who has trouble swallowing. It helps to prevent aspiration. On a dysphagia diet, only certain kinds of liquids are safe to drink. Understanding dysphagia and aspiration
There are two types of thickeners: thickeners obtained from modified starch or from food gums (suchxanthan gum) Aim: To evaluate the acceptance of different types of thickeners, with and without the addition of flavorings, and their relationship with water intake. Methods: Randomized, controlled, pilot study of nutritional intervention.
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The purpose of this review is to discuss current knowledge and recent findings regarding clinical aspects of thickeners for pediatric gastroesophageal reflux and oropharyngeal dysphagia. We review evidence for thickener efficacy, discuss types of thickeners, practical considerations when using various thickeners, and risks and benefits of
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