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How to tackle medication-related dysphagia

How to tackle medication-related dysphagia

Care of older people

Heather Morris
RGN RM
Specialist Nurse
HM Auditing Ltd

Mark Greener
Pharmacologist and Pharmaceutical Industry Consultant

Swallowing problems (dysphagia) become increasingly common with advancing age, and potentially complicate the nursing care of older patients. This article reviews some of the ways in which nurses can address the problem when it is caused by the patient's medication

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