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preventing aspiration in older adults with dsyphagia?

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Dr. Clifton Schermerhorn
39 years experience General Practice
Evaluation: This can be a serious and even life-threatening problem...A good idea is to see a speech pathologist for a swallowing evaluation and feeding recommendations. Your family doc can refer you..
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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