Screening oropharyngeal dysphagia in hospitalized older adults: A prevalent problem associated with mortality


TUFAN ÇİNÇİN A.

MARMARA MEDICAL JOURNAL, cilt.29, sa.3, ss.152-156, 2016 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 29 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Doi Numarası: 10.5472/mmjoa.2016.2903.03
  • Dergi Adı: MARMARA MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.152-156

Özet

Objective: Oropharyngeal dysphagia (OD) is a common but underdiagnosed syndrome among older adults. The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence of OD in hospitalized older adults by using ten-item Eating Assessment Tool (EAT-10) and the relationship between mortality and OD.