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Dysphagia

Information for healthcare professionals to learn more about the dietary management of dysphagia, using thickeners and texture-modified foods.

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EAT-10- A validated dysphagia screening tool interactive form

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EAT-10- A validated dysphagia screening tool interactive form

The EAT-10 is a validated dysphagia screening tool which is provided in an interactive format for accessibility and ease of use. This tool can be used by anyone to screen for symptoms of dysphagia, and refer on for further assessment if possible dysphagia is identified. It consists of 10 questions which provides an overall score (completed within 2 minutes).

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Nestlé Nutrition Institute

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Rofe et al. 2014. The effects of a xanthan gum-based thickener on the swallowing function of patients with dysphagia

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Rofe et al. 2014. The effects of a xanthan gum-based thickener on the swallowing function of patients with dysphagia

THICKENUP Clear Tea Trolley chart

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THICKENUP Clear Tea Trolley chart

The role of proteins in preventing protein-malnutrition and sarcopenia, in dysphagic patients

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The role of proteins in preventing protein-malnutrition and sarcopenia, in dysphagic patients

THICKENUP Clear Clinical Evidence booklet

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THICKENUP Clear Clinical Evidence booklet

Texture modified food demonstration - Roast beef and vegetables

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Texture modified food demonstration - Roast beef and vegetables

Dysphagia - Why is it so Common?

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Dysphagia - Why is it so Common?

Leonard et al. 2014. Effects of Bolus Rheology on Aspiration in Patients with Dysphagia

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Leonard et al. 2014. Effects of Bolus Rheology on Aspiration in Patients with Dysphagia

The value of RESOURCE THICKENUP Clear

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The value of RESOURCE THICKENUP Clear

Introduction to association between malnutrition, sarcopenia & dysphagia

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Introduction to association between malnutrition, sarcopenia & dysphagia

Cichero, J. 2013. Thickening agents used for dysphagia management: effect on bioavailability of water, medication and feelings of satiety

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Cichero, J. 2013. Thickening agents used for dysphagia management: effect on bioavailability of water, medication and feelings of satiety

THICKENUP Clear Clinical Uses and information

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THICKENUP Clear Clinical Uses and information

Laguna et al. 2021. Dysphagia and mechanical ventilation in SARS-COV-2 pneumonia: It's real

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Laguna et al. 2021. Dysphagia and mechanical ventilation in SARS-COV-2 pneumonia: It's real

Villardell, 2016. A Comparative Study Between Modified Starch and Xanthan Gum Thickeners in Post-Stroke Oropharyngeal Dysphagia

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Villardell, 2016. A Comparative Study Between Modified Starch and Xanthan Gum Thickeners in Post-Stroke Oropharyngeal Dysphagia

THICKENUP Clear Thickening demonstration video

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THICKENUP Clear Thickening demonstration video

Dysphagia - How To Diagnose

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Dysphagia - How To Diagnose

Popa Nita et al. 2013. Matching the rheological properties of videofluoroscopic contrast agents and thickened liquid prescriptions

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Popa Nita et al. 2013. Matching the rheological properties of videofluoroscopic contrast agents and thickened liquid prescriptions

THICKENUP Clear preparation instructions - A4 poster

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THICKENUP Clear preparation instructions - A4 poster

Dysphagic patients and their association with protein-malnutrition and sarcopenia

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Dysphagic patients and their association with protein-malnutrition and sarcopenia

Hibberd, 2011. Acceptance, compliance, and tolerance of a novel xanthan gum-based thickener on oropharyngeal dysphagia patients

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Hibberd, 2011. Acceptance, compliance, and tolerance of a novel xanthan gum-based thickener on oropharyngeal dysphagia patients

Texture modified food demonstration - Fish and Chips

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Texture modified food demonstration - Fish and Chips

The Dysphagia Field 30 Years On: What Lies Ahead?

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The Dysphagia Field 30 Years On: What Lies Ahead?

RESOURCE Cereal Clinical Uses and Information

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RESOURCE Cereal Clinical Uses and Information

An International Perspective on IDDSI. Implementation and Clinical Practice.

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An International Perspective on IDDSI. Implementation and Clinical Practice.