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Timing of Dysphagia Screening in Alzheimer’s Dementia (2020)

Özsürekci, C., Arslan, S. S., Demir, N., Çalışkan, H., Şengül Ayçiçek, G., Kılınç, H. E., ... & Halil, M. G. (2020). Timing of dysphagia screening in Alzheimer's dementia. Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, 44(3), 516-524.

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This research supports the need for continued evaluation of dysphagia for individuals with Alzheimer's disease (AD). Both polypharmacy and sarcopenia were found to correlate independently with dysphagia throughout the disease progression.

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Population:

Adult

Discipline:

SLP

Diagnosis:

DementiaDysphagia