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Decreased Swallowing Function in the Sarcopenic Elderly without Clinical Dysphagia: A Cross-Sectional Study (2020)

Chen, Y. C., Chen, P. Y., Wang, Y. C., Wang, T. G., & Han, D. S. (2020). Decreased swallowing function in the sarcopenic elderly without clinical dysphagia: A cross-sectional study. BMC geriatrics, 20(1), 1-6.

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Within the elderly populations, sarcopenia and dysphagia continue to grow and become a prevalent health issue to address. Currently, having reduced grip strength or gait speed determines if sarcopenia is diagnosed. These physical body assessments do ...

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Population:

Adult

Discipline:

SLP

Diagnosis:

Dysphagia