Description of the feeding dynamics of institutionalized elderly women

CONCLUSION: Environmental, cognitive and behavioral factors related to feeding were significantly present among the subjects of the study, putting deglutition at risk. Other specific deglutition difficulties were also identified. Managing these difficulties is important, in order to avoid health complications for elderly women

from Revista de Sociedade Brasileira de Fonoaudiologia

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