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Pneumonia: Factors Beyond Aspiration (2005)

Ashford, J. R. (2005). Pneumonia: Factors Beyond Aspiration. Perspectives on Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders (Dysphagia), 14(1), 10.

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There are many factors to consider for aspiration beyond the inhalation of food or liquids. Aspiration does not develop independently —it is considered a secondary disease—meaning it is reliant on the presence of a serious illness. The SLP should ...

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Adult

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DysphagiaOral Care