SIG 13 Perspectives Vol. 22, No. 3, November 2013
This issue of Perspectives provides a review of normal and abnormal cough function, information regarding treatment of dysphagia in the long-term care setting, treatment considerations for patients with dysphagia in receiving palliative care, and an update concerning oral and sensory processing in relation to dysphagia.
You will be able to:
- Explain cortical involvement in different types of cough
- Discuss oral sensory adjustments that may contribute to successful eating and drinking experiences in adults with dysphagia
- Outline components of a successful treatment plan for older adults with dysphagia
- Understand sensory processing in adults as related to eating and drinking
- Describe the difference in services rendered in the palliative care setting and the hospice care setting
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