A standardized protocol for early screening and management of dysphagia

Proper management of dysphagia patients requires a multidisciplinary team effort. In a step-wise, integrated manner, the multidisciplinary team acts to identify dysphagia risk, conduct clinical assessment and instrumental diagnostic tests for dysphagia, intervene with therapeutic strategies and provide follow-up care.

Comprehensive dysphagia patient management protocol

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