How Does a Special Diet Keep Patients from Choking in a Nursing Home?

Special diets like pureed foods and mechanical soft diets reduce the risk of choking in a nursing home.

Nursing Home Choking Risk Dietary Restrictions and Feeding Assistance Save Lives Choking is a serious concern for many individuals, particularly for patients in nursing homes or long-term care facilities. For these individuals, choking risk can be due to various factors, including age-related changes, underlying medical conditions, and physical and cognitive disabilities. Therefore, healthcare professionals need...

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