Aspiration in Older Adults with Dysphagia

Dysphagia, or difficulty in swallowing, can occur as a consequence of aging, or due to physical or cognitive changes. This DVD explains the 4 stages of swallowing, the warning signs of aspiration, and offers care techniques that can be used to reduce the risk of aspiration while hand feedingortube feeding. The DVD also stresses the importance of good dental hygiene and denture care, body positioning when feeding, and how to select an appropriate risk-reduction intervention.
Price: $129.00 USD

Product ID: TER018
Media: DVD
Year: 2009
Duration: 47:00 minutes
Language: English
Tags: Alzheimer's and Dementia Care, Long Term Care, Nursing Assistant Skills, warning signs
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