Liquid Thickeners for Pediatrics
This handout provides general information on thickeners used with children who have been diagnosed with dysphagia (i.e., swallowing disorder). Thickeners are widely used in a clinical and medical setting to ensure safer swallowing, and proper nutrition/hydration. Thickened liquids essentially slow the transit of liquid down the larynx (i.e., throat) with the goal of preventing aspiration.
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