Newsletter - May 2020

Hi there,

Welcome to the May speechBITE newsletter! This month we have a special edition of the newsletter for you, with the spotlight on interventions for swallowing/feeding disorders in both paediatric and adult populations.

To view all the research on interventions for swallowing/feeding disorders on speechBITE, go to the advanced search page and select 'Swallowing' under the 'Speech Pathology Practice Area' drop down menu.

Latest publications

Paediatric Feeding

Budhan J, Scarborough D, et al (2019) The Impact of a Novel Gaming Reinforcement System on Oral Intake Outcomes in Pediatric Feeding Therapy: A Single Case Study

Duncan DR, Larson K, et al (2019) Feeding Interventions Are Associated With Improved Outcomes in Children With Laryngeal Penetration OPEN ACCESS

Rhooms L, Dow K, et al (2019) Effect of Unimodal and Multimodal Sensorimotor Interventions on Oral Feeding Outcomes in Preterm Infants: An Evidence-Based Systematic Review

Whipple H, Scherr R, et al (2020) Simultaneous presentation to decrease packing in a child with a feeding disorder


Cosentino G, Tassorelli C, et al (2020) Anodal transcranial direct current stimulation and intermittent theta-burst stimulation improve deglutition and swallowing reproducibility in elderly patients with dysphagia OPEN ACCESS

Curtis JA, Dakin AE, et al (2020) Respiratory-Swallow Coordination Training and Voluntary Cough Skill Training: A Single-Subject Treatment Study in a Person with Parkinson's Disease

Hsiang CC, Chen AWG, et al (2019) Early Postoperative Oral Exercise Improves Swallowing Function Among Patients With Oral Cavity Cancer: A Randomized Controlled Trial OPEN ACCESS

Jakobsen D, Poulsen I, et al (2019) The effect of intensified nonverbal facilitation of swallowing on dysphagia after severe acquired brain injury: A randomised controlled pilot study OPEN ACCESS

Liaw MY, Hsu CH, et al (2020) Respiratory muscle training in stroke patients with respiratory muscle weakness, dysphagia, and dysarthria - a prospective randomized trial OPEN ACCESS

Sanchez-Kuhn A, Medina Y, et al (2019) Transcranial direct current stimulation treatment in chronic after-stroke dysphagia: A clinical case OPEN ACCESS

Systematic Reviews

Ahmed O, Bolger JC, et al (2020) Use of esophageal stents to relieve dysphagia during neoadjuvant therapy prior to esophageal resection: A systematic review OPEN ACCESS

Brooks M, McLaughlin E, et al (2019) Expiratory muscle strength training improves swallowing and respiratory outcomes in people with dysphagia: A systematic review

Chiang CF, Lin MT, et al (2019) Comparative Efficacy of Noninvasive Neurostimulation Therapies for Acute and Subacute Poststroke Dysphagia: A Systematic Review and Network Meta-analysis OPEN ACCESS

Manduchi B, Fainman GM, (2020) Interventions for Feeding and Swallowing Disorders in Adults with Intellectual Disability: A Systematic Review of the Evidence


Wall LR, Ward EC, et al (2020) Prophylactic swallowing therapy for patients with head and neck cancer: A three-arm randomized parallel-group trial

If you are interested in telepractice, you may also be interested in the following papers that have previously been added to speechBITE:

Bloomfield BS, Fischer AJ, et al (2019) Treatment of food selectivity in a child with avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder through parent teleconsultation

Nordio S, Innocenti T, et al (2018) The efficacy of telerehabilitation in dysphagic patients: a systematic review OPEN ACCESS

Malandraki GA, Roth M, et al (2014) Telepractice for pediatric Dysphagia: a case study OPEN ACCESS

Happy Reading!

The speechBITE team

The University of Sydney

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