Malnutrition, dehydration, and ancillary feeding options in dysphagia patients

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Patients with dysphagia are at high risk for malnutrition. Several strategies may be used to address the nutritional needs of these patients. Dietary modification, the addition of oral supplements, or the use of nutritional support in the form of enteral tube feeds or parenteral nutrition infusions can greatly impact the overall health of the patient.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1059-1071
Number of pages13
JournalOtolaryngologic Clinics of North America
Issue number6
StatePublished - Dec 2013


  • Dehydration
  • Dysphagia
  • Malnutrition
  • Metabolic support


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