Journal article

Instrumental Swallowing Assessment in Adults in Residential Aged Care Homes: A Scoping Review

Olga Birchall, Michelle Bennett, Nadine Lawson, Susan M Cotton, Adam P Vogel

JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL DIRECTORS ASSOCIATION | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2021

Abstract

OBJECTIVES: To systematically describe evidence on the use of instrumental swallowing assessment for residents of aged care homes. DESIGN: Scoping review using the Joanna Briggs Institute methodology for scoping reviews. SETTING AND PARTICIPANTS: Published peer-reviewed and gray literature written in English between 2000 and 2020 about instrumental swallowing assessment (ISA) in adults in residential aged care homes (RACHs). MEASURES: A systematic, 3-tiered search of databases including Medline, CINAHL, Embase, Scopus, and Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, and gray literature databases was conducted. Content analysis identified common themes. RESULTS: Forty-two sources, 30 from peer-r..

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Grants

Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council, Australia


Awarded by National Health and Medical Council Senior Research Fellowship


Funding Acknowledgements

This scoping review was conducted as part of a PhD research program. O.B. is receiving Australian Government Research Training Scholarship funding through the University of Melbourne to participate in this research program. A.V. holds a fellowship from the National Health and Medical Research Council, Australia (no. 1135683). S.C. is supported by a National Health and Medical Council Senior Research Fellowship (SRF, no. APP1136344).