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Journal of Community Nursing (JCN) | August 2009

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Managing dysphagia in practice

Managing dysphagia in practice
Elderly

Pages: 10 - 13

Article topics: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Mucus production, Treatment concordance

Samantha Mellor gives an overview of an elderly man with Parkinson’s disease and discusses the need for careful assessment and management for elderly patients presenting with dysphagia and COPD.

Samantha Mellor RGN, BSc (Hons), HV Cert is a Community Matron, Kirklees PCT.

Article accepted for publication: June 2009