Navigation Links
Thickened fluids


Thickened fluids are often used for people with dysphagia, a disorder of swallowing function. The thicker consistency makes it less likely that an individual with dysphagia will aspirate while they are drinking.

There are several levels of consistency.

  • Thin liquids: Unthickened, such as water or juice.
  • Nectar thickened: Approximately as thick as a milkshake. Should pour in a continuous stream without "breaking" into drops.
  • Honey thickened: Sticks to the sides of a cup like honey. Pours very slowly.
  • Pudding thickened: Will hold its shape when scooped with a spoon.

  • '"/>



(Date:6/22/2017)... ... June 23, 2017 , ... Despite its pervasiveness, many ... reviews available that integrate basic science with clinical practice. Now, however, a timely review ... providing clinicians with insight into the etiology of NeuP and educating preclinical scientists on ...
(Date:6/22/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... June 22, 2017 , ... A June ... Rittenberg to a correspondent concerned about an apparent lack of oral hygiene by an ... specializes in geriatrics and dementia-related matters, suggests a number of steps, including scheduling a ...
(Date:6/20/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... June 20, 2017 , ... ... CHRISTUS Health, a Texas-based health system, will present how predictive analytics drive reimbursement ... HFMA ANI meeting in Orlando, June 25-28. , “The traditional approach to ...
(Date:6/20/2017)... Gainesville, FL (PRWEB) , ... June 20, 2017 ... ... interactive health science curriculum , is pleased to announce a new online ... The accredited online course provides practical insights and evidence-based strategies for achieving optimal ...
(Date:6/20/2017)... ... ... Kenneth Mayer, MD, has been appointed a new Editor-in-Chief of the ... JIAS Editorial Board in 2016, has co-authored more than 800 peer-reviewed publications. Among his ... and Co-Chair of The Fenway Institute, a member of the US President’s Emergency Plan ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
Other medicine definition