In response to members’ significant concerns and their request for an examination of the evidence relating to oropharyngeal dysphagia assessment, aerosol‐generating procedures (AGPs) and associated risk of COVID‐19 infection, the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT) established a COVID‐19 Advisory Group (see the appendix). The group aimed to review the evidence underpinning the current healthcare policies in relation to AGPs, dysphagia assessment, and risk of transmission of and infection with COVID‐19 in response to urgent clinical information needs.
|Number of pages||8|
|Journal||International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders|
|Early online date||1 Jun 2020|
|Publication status||Published - Aug 2020|
- aerosol generating procedures
Bolton, L., Mills, C., Wallace, S., Brady, M. C., & Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT) COVID‐19 Advisory Group (2020). Aerosol generating procedures, dysphagia assessment and COVID‐19: a rapid review. International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders, 55(4), 629-636. https://doi.org/10.1111/1460-6984.12544