Integrated Management of Dysphagia and Malnutrition

Editor(s): M. Vandewoud, R. Leonard, H. Bascuñana Ambrós, R. Burgos Peláez Conference Proceedings & Specific Issues 2011

Summary

This symposium will focus on the ‘Integrated Management of Dysphagia and Malnutrition’. The high threat of dysphagia will be discussed by experts in the field. After framing the problem for the patient as well as the health care system, attention is paid to the pathophysiologic mechanisms leading to the development of dysphagia and the available methods and instruments for screening, identifying and treating the condition.