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EVIDENCE BASED REVIEW
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 11-16

Therapeutic interventions by speech language pathologist in managing adult dysphagia: An evidence based review


Department of ENT, Army Hospital (Research and Referral), Delhi Cantt - 110 010, India

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Ruchika Mittal
Department of ENT-HNS, Audiology and Speech Therapy, Army Hospital (Research and Referral), Delhi
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/2230-9748.172105

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The speech and language pathologist provides nonsurgical, nonpharmacological treatment to patients with oropharyngeal dysphagia. There is a notable lack of knowledge or awareness among the professionals in managing dysphagia using this therapeutic intervention. The present article, therefore, reviews the therapeutic interventions offered by speech and language pathologist in managing adult dysphagia and its efficacy data. Literature was searched and all the therapeutic interventions offered were included and studies were quoted mentioning their efficacy. In general, positive therapy effects were found.


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