Search Tag: Dysphagia

ICU Management

The Role of Speech and Language Therapy Supporting Nutritional Management in ICU

2019 26 Sep

Speech and language therapists play an integral role in identifying dysphagia risk factors, facilitating oral intake, and improving clinical outcomes. Speech and Language Therapists (SLT) are recognised members of the multi-disciplinary team working in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), with a focus on the rehabilitation of communication and swallowing... Read more

ICU Management

Nestlé Health Science Expands Its Dysphagia Offering

2016 01 Sep

Investment in company Phagenesis to address swallowing difficulties experienced by stroke patients Nestlé Health Science is entering into a staged, milestone-based acquisition of Phagenesis Ltd, a UK-based company developing Phagenyx®, an innovative pharyngeal electrical stimulation device to treat dysphagia (swallowing difficulty) commonly... Read more