Nature, nurture, nutrition: Interdisciplinary programs to address the prevention of malnutrition and dehydration

@article{MA1990NatureNN,
  title={Nature, nurture, nutrition: Interdisciplinary programs to address the prevention of malnutrition and dehydration},
  author={CCC-SLP Nan D. Musson M.A. and R. D. Jean Kincaid M.S. and Pat Ryan ARNP and Betty Glussman ARNP and R. N. Litha Varone M.S. and R. D. Nydia Gamarra M.S. and Reba Wilson B.A. and William Reefe and Michael Silverman},
  journal={Dysphagia},
  year={1990},
  volume={5},
  pages={96-101}
}
Malnutrition and dehydration are common problems in nursing home patients. One explanation for this may be the large number of patients requiring feeding assistance. The Dysphagia Team at the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Miami, Florida served as the primary source in the expansion of a nutritionally supportive environment to assist in the prevention of malnutrition and dehydration in patients with feeding/swallowing disorders. “Silver Spoons,” a program in which volunteers… CONTINUE READING

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