Handout: Hidden Dangers for People with Dysphagia on Thickened Liquids
This handout is designed for patients, caregivers, and staff to illustrate where "hidden" thin liquids may pose a risk for people with dysphagia on thickened liquids. While not a comprehensive list, this handout highlights ice, straws, frozen treats, soup, and saliva, laying out the reasons why these things may pose an increased risk of aspiration and offering alternative solutions to reduce this risk.
Tech specs: Digital download. 1 page. 8.5 x 11 inches. PDF format. 6.7 MB.