Diagnosis and Management of Oropharyngeal Dysphagia Among Older Persons, State of the Art.

@article{Ortega2017DiagnosisAM,
  title={Diagnosis and Management of Oropharyngeal Dysphagia Among Older Persons, State of the Art.},
  author={Omar Ortega and Alberto Mart{\'i}n and P Clav{\'e}},
  journal={Journal of the American Medical Directors Association},
  year={2017},
  volume={18 7},
  pages={576-582}
}
Oropharyngeal dysphagia (OD) is a condition recognized by the World Health Organization and defined as the difficulty or inability to move a bolus safely and effectively from the oral cavity to the esophagus, and can include aspirations, choking, and residue. OD is pandemic among different phenotypes of older people, affecting between 27% and 91% of the… CONTINUE READING