Dysphagia in the Research: By performing a systematic review of the literature and meta-analyses, researchers Attrill et al. investigated the impact of oropharyngeal dysphagia on the healthcare system in regards to length of stay and cost, which was published in August 2018. They systematically searched 8 databases using a standardized approach for relevant articles reporting on oropharyngeal dysphagia attributable to inpatient length of stay and healthcare costs through June 2016. continue reading →
A Tribute to Michael Donovan, NFOSD Treasurer
By Sonia Blue, NFOSD Co-Founder
What to say about Mike? Funny, kind, smart, laughter-loving, loyal, thoughtful, generous, tenacious, beyond-brave, willing, hopeful, spiritual, curious and so loving. continue reading →
[Editor’s Note: The NFOSD’s intent in publishing this material is to provide the dysphagia community with information about treatment options; it is not an endorsement of the products, companies, or therapy approaches. This content is provided for informational purposes only and should not be used as a substitute for consultation with an appropriate health care professional, as each individual’s medical situation is unique. It is important that you consult with your medical professional (e.g., physician, SLP) prior to implementing any course of treatment.]
The International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative (IDDSI)
Date and Time: Tuesday, March 27th, 2017 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM EDT
No ASHA CEUs will be offered for this webinar.