Using the gugging swallowing screen (GUSS) for dysphagia screening in acute stroke patients.

@article{John2015UsingTG,
  title={Using the gugging swallowing screen (GUSS) for dysphagia screening in acute stroke patients.},
  author={J. S. John and L. Berger},
  journal={Journal of continuing education in nursing},
  year={2015},
  volume={46 3},
  pages={
          103-4
        }
}
Aspiration pneumonia from dysphagia following stroke presents significant morbidity and mortality in that population. Dysphagia screening before oral intake has been a standard of care for years, but there is a lack of consensus on the best screening tool. The Gugging Swallowing Screen (GUSS) is presented as a potentially better alternative to other dysphagia screens due to its safer progression of oral intake, more thorough evaluation of swallowing, and ability to enable earlier nutrition. 
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