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Taking it one hour at a time

July 24, 2015. The call that we dreaded from the hospital during the night hadn’t come. We didn’t know what to expect today, but we had to take it one hour at a time. 1,551 more words

UCLU Giving Voice Taster Evening

For the very first time, we – the UCLU Giving Voice Society – ran a Taster Evening on Wednesday 5th October 2016 to spread awareness about speech and language therapy, and what it may be like for somebody with a speech, language, communication or swallowing need. 1,967 more words

Giving Voice

And the nightmare begins again

Wednesday, July 22, 2015: 3:45 P.M. I had just left a meeting at work and listened to the voicemail that my mother left 40 minutes earlier. 1,592 more words

Things were going great, until they weren't.

July 16. Dad was seen by the infectious diseases specialist, who (like Dr. Smith) wanted to take Dad off of the IV antibiotic. The lower strength of doxycycline, compared with the IV antibiotic he was taking, should help improve his kidney function. 1,602 more words

Ready-to-eat meals in local flavours for patients with swallowing difficulties

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

SINGAPORE – Those with swallowing difficulties, also known as dysphagia, will now be able to enjoy texture-modified meals in local flavours that are ready-to-eat. 184 more words

Current Affairs

Do all nurses need to be dysphagia trained?

Dysphagia (difficulty in swallowing) is an eating and drinking disorder in which abnormalities may occur in the pre-oral, oral, pharyngeal or esophageal stages of the swallowing process (Roseving and Starke, 2005; Royal College of Speech and Language therapy, 2006 cited in Williams… 526 more words


Is Hillary drinking Thickened Water to Combat Dysphagia Resulting From Stroke or Parkinson's Disease?

Yesterday in Cleveland Ohio, Hillary Clinton experienced another a 2 minute long coughing spell while on stage giving a speech and later had another one while attempting to take questions from reporters while on her plane. 522 more words