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Provider Magazine: Proper Oral Care Can Reduce Risk of Pneumonia

Did you know? Despite the high occurrence of aspiration pneumonia in patients with dysphagia, […]

Dysphagia Diet: Understanding Swallowing Difficulties and Preventing Aspiration

Did you know it takes more than 40 pairs of muscles and 8 nerves […]

IDDSI: An Overview for Healthcare Professionals

The International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative (IDDSI) is a global effort to develop and […]

Strategies for Creating Safe and Enjoyable Mealtimes for Patients with Dysphagia

Staying well-nourished and hydrated is critical to maintaining physical health. But mealtime plays a […]

The Thick-It® Brand, IDDSI Improving Lives of Those with Swallowing Difficulties

At the Thick-It® brand, we are committed to research, innovation and education. These are […]

Introducing Dysphagia Patients to the Dietary Basics

For years, healthcare providers, dietitians and speech language pathologists (SLPs) have debated the specifics […]

6 Facts About Oropharyngeal Dysphagia

The swallowing complications of a dysphagia diagnosis are typically pinpointed within two types of […]

14 Facts About Parkinson’s Disease and Dysphagia

As a neurological disorder, Parkinson’s disease (PD) has been shown to affect motor skills […]

5 Ways To Plan For National Preparedness Month

Health care facilities providing residential services to dysphagia patients are potentially vulnerable to the […]

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