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condition in which swallowing is difficult or painful

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Common symptoms are stridor, hoarseness, dysphagia, dysphonia, and globus sensation.
When this relationship is disturbed, swallowing problems/ dysphagia occurs (Matsuo, 2008).
Each day of intubation increased the risk of PED by 14%, and patients older than 55 had a 37% increased risk of dysphagia compared with younger patients (9).
New research published today outlines the concerns healthcare professionals (HCPs) have about the education and help available for those treating patients with the swallowing condition dysphagia.
Patients were blinded as to their dilation status, as were the physicians who rated their change in dysphagia scores during follow-up.
Keywords: aspiration, dysphagia, nursing swallow screen
In clinical practice, dysphagia is most often defined as difficulty in swallowing and odynophagia is defined as pain upon swallowing.
Especially as the population ages, risks increase for complications of dysphagia, such as pneumonia caused by the aspiration of foods and fluids into the lungs, malnutrition, and dehydration.
However, without radiopaque diagnostic correlates to the food/liquid textures, the definitions are of limited usefulness in dysphagia management.
Eating a good meal or drinking a glass of water, seemingly two of the most basic human activities, cannot always be taken for granted, especially among the elderly who often suffer from swallowing problems or dysphagia.
The editors introduce pharyngeal disease or dysfunction as responsible for many cases of dysphagia (difficulty swallowing), which can result in dehydration, malnutrition, and life-threatening conditions such as aspiration pneumonia and airway obstruction.
Hypnobehavioral Approaches for School-Age Children with Dysphagia and Food Aversion: A Case Series.