This research article describes a study in which the findings suggest there is a relationship between different kinds of eating disturbance and the severity of Alzheimer's Disease. 10 pages. Last reviewed January 2019.
The authors conducted a review of the literature available with the objective of providing a guide for early detection and management of sacropenic dysphagia in clinical practice. 6 pages. Last reviewed January 2019.
This paper presents the argument that the etiology of dysphagia is multiple and associated with increased dependency and mortality and as such dysphagia meets the criteria to be classified as a geriatric syndrome or giant. 7 pages. Last reviewed December 2018.
This overview discusses the relevance of anorexia in the context of sarcopenia and frailty. The importance of treating anorexia in frail older adults is highlighted. 8 pages. Last reviewed December 2018.
This review discusses the prevalence of this disorder and the importance of addressing it within clinical practice. Mechanisms of, risk factors for as well as the disorders consequences, validated screening tools and treatment options are discussed. 10 pages. Last reviewed December 2018.