Newsletter - March 2018

Hi there,

Welcome to the March newsletter! This month we have a special edition of the newsletter for you with the spotlight on interventions for dysphagia.

To view all the research on dysphagia interventions on speechBITE, go to the advanced search page and select 'Swallowing' and then 'Dysphagia' under the 'Speech Pathology Practice Area' drop down menu.

Latest publications

Clinical Practice Guidelines

Powers WJ, Rabinstein AA et al (2018). 2018 Guidelines for the Early Management of Patients With Acute Ischemic Stroke: A Guideline for Healthcare Professionals From the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.

The Stroke Foundation (2017). Clinical Guidelines for Stroke Management 2017.

Systematic Reviews

Govender R, Smith CH et al (2017). Swallowing interventions for the treatment of dysphagia after head and neck cancer: a systematic review of behavioural strategies used to promote patient adherence to swallowing exercises. open access

Husak RS, Page CG (2017). The Effectiveness of Spaced Retrieval on Improving Self-Feeding and Use of Compensatory Swallowing Strategies in Individuals With Dementia Residing in a Long-Term Care Facility. open access

Kaneoka A, Pisegna JM et al (2017).  A systematic review and meta-analysis of pneumonia associated with thin liquid vs. thickened liquid intake in patients who aspirate.

Abdelhamid A, Bunn D et al (2016). Effectiveness of interventions to directly support food and drink intake in people with dementia: systematic review and meta-analysis. open access

Jones K, Pitceathly RDS et al (2016). Interventions for dysphagia in long-term, progressive muscle disease.

Randomised Controlled Trials

Suntrup‐Krueger S, Ringmaier C et al (2018). Randomized trial of transcranial direct current stimulation for poststroke dysphagia.

Kim HD, Choi JB et al (2017). Tongue-to-palate resistance training improves tongue strength and oropharyngeal swallowing function in subacute stroke survivors with dysphagia.

Messing BP, Ward EC et al (2017). Prophylactic Swallow Therapy for Patients with Head and Neck Cancer Undergoing Chemoradiotherapy: A Randomized Trial. open access

Guillén-Solà A, Sartor MM et al (2017). Respiratory muscle strength training and neuromuscular electrical stimulation in subacute dysphagic stroke patients: a randomized controlled trial.

Koyama Y, Sugimoto A et al (2017). Proposal for a Modified Jaw Opening Exercise for Dysphagia: A Randomized, Controlled Trial. open access

Krisciunas GP, Castellano K et al (2017). Impact of Compliance on Dysphagia Rehabilitation in Head and Neck Cancer Patients: Results from a Multi-center Clinical Trial.

Du J, Yang F et al (2016). Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation for rehabilitation of poststroke dysphagia: A randomized, double-blind clinical trial.

Case Series

Kraaijenga SAC, Molen LVD et al (2017). Efficacy of a novel swallowing exercise program for chronic dysphagia in long‐term head and neck cancer survivors.

Saconato M, Chiari BM et al (2016). Effectiveness of Chin-tuck Maneuver to Facilitate Swallowing in Neurologic Dysphagia. open access

Ayres A, Jotz GP et al (2016). The Impact of Dysphagia Therapy on Quality of Life in Patients with Parkinson's Disease as Measured by the Swallowing Quality of Life Questionnaire (SWALQOL). open access

Until next month!

The speechBITE team

The University of Sydney

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