The Effects of Polypharmacy on Dysphagia and Cognition

Track: Medical Speech Pathology

Session Number: 4166
Date: Thu, Mar 1st, 2018
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM


This session shares the significance of pharmaceutical actions and adverse effects of specific drug classes on a person’s swallowing and cognitive function.    The resulting evidence based factors will be shared, to include which medications may be inappropriate for older people, and how the SLP can utilize this information for a client’s best outcomes.

Session Type: Traditional

Session Type: Traditional