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Our Research

The TCD Dysphagia Centre is interested in all aspects of interdisciplinary dysphagia research.

Some emerging research themes in our to date include:

  1. Diagnostic accuracy of clinical dysphagia evaluation
  2. Evidence of existing dysphagia interventions
  3. Validation of novel instrumental dysphagia evaluations
  4. Challenges of living with dysphagia

Recent Publications

Greene Z, O Donnel C, Walshe M. Oral stimulation for promoting oral feeding in preterm infants
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 9, 2016

Hill F, Hill F, Miller N, Walsh RA, Mockler D, McDowell R, Walshe M, Botulinum toxin for drooling in Parkinson's disease, Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews , 10, 2016, p1 - 17Review, 2016

Baijens L, Clave P, Cras P, Ekberg O, Forster A, Kolb G, Leners JC, Masiero S, Mateos-Nazal, Ortega O, Smithard G, Speyer R, Walshe M, European Society for Swallowing Disorders- European Union Geriatric Medicine Society White Paper: Oropharyngeal Dysphagia as a Geriatric Syndrome, Clinical Intervention in Aging, 11, 2016, p1403 - 1428. Journal Article, 2016

Calvo I, Conway A, Henriques F, Walshe M, The Diagnostic Accuracy of Clinical Feeding Evaluations in detecting aspiration in children: A diagnostic test accuracy systematic review , Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology , 2016, p314-Journal Article, 2016

Regan, J., Walshe, M., Timon, C., & McMahon, B. P. (2015). Endoflip® evaluation of pharyngo‐oesophageal segment tone and swallowing in a clinical population: a total laryngectomy case series. Clinical Otolaryngology40(2), 121-129.