A 56-year-old female asked:
What does a swallowing assessment determine for an elderly person?
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Psychiatry 14 years experience
Form and function: To assess the proper functioning of your swallowing. If you arent swallowing appropriately then you are more prone to get aspiration pneumonia which can be difficult to treat.
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Last updated Aug 11, 2013
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