Swallowing disorders and nutritional support

Daniel Ganger, Robert M. Craig*

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Abstract

Evaluation of nutritional needs in patients with swallowing disorders should include a global assessment. This includes a nutritional assessment, a determination of the metabolic state, and a spearation of the causes of nutrient deficits due to the patient's underlying disease(s) from diminished nutrient intake related to the dysphagia. Techniques for intense nutritional support are surveyed, and the complications of each are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)213-219
Number of pages7
JournalDysphagia
Volume4
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 1990

Keywords

  • Gastrostomy
  • Hyperalimentation, intravenous
  • Nutritional support, intense
  • Tube feedings

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Speech and Hearing

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