EBP Compendium: Summary of Clinical Practice Guideline
Royal College of Speech & Language Therapists; Department of Health (UK); National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE)
RCSLT Clinical Guidelines: 5.8 Disorders of Feeding, Eating, Drinking & Swallowing (Dysphagia)
Taylor-Goh, S., ed.
RCSLT Clinical Guidelines. Bicester, Speechmark Publishing Ltd.
AGREE Rating: Highly Recommended
This guideline provides recommendations for the assessment and management of swallowing disorders in children and adults. This guideline is intended for speech-language pathologists. Populations included, but were not limited to, stroke, traumatic brain injury, autism spectrum disorder, cerebral palsy, Parkinson’s disease and head and neck cancer. Each recommendation is graded A (requires at least one randomized controlled trial), B (requires at least one well-conducted clinical study), or C (requires evidence from expert committee reports).
Keywords: Swallowing Disorders
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Added to Compendium: November 2010