This material explains the difference between “aspiration” and “silent aspiration.” New research with healthy swallows shows occasional aspiration and silent aspiration can be tolerated by the body in small amounts. This information will help with the differential diagnosis of dysphagia and presbyphagia and prevent over-diagnosis of dysphagia.
Included in the November 2019 Med SLP edition of Therapy Fix.
Digital edition is $5.
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Tech specs: Digital download. 1 page. 8.5 x 11 inches. PDF format. 5.5 MB.