Clin Nutr ESPEN 2022 06 6;49:551-555. Epub 2022 Apr 6.
Department of Clinical Research, Copenhagen University Hospital Amager and Hvidovre, 2650, Hvidovre, Denmark; Research Unit Nursing and Health Care, Health, Aarhus University, 8000, Aarhus C, Denmark.
Background & Aims: It is well known that oropharyngeal dysphagia (OD) challenges eating, drinking, and swallowing by penetration to the airway. In clinical practice, thickening agents in liquid and texture modified diets are used to reduce pneumonia and secure nutritional status. The scientific evidence on this OD management is, however, limited. Read More