Stacey Reynolds, Mary Tucker; A Multifaceted Approach To Enhance Pill-Swallowing Ability in Children and Adults With Barth Syndrome. Am J Occup Ther 2019;73(4_Supplement_1):7311520399. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2019.73S1-PO2040
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Date Presented 04/04/19
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a brief pill swallowing intervention that included behavioral, adaptive, and positioning approaches. Sixteen individuals with Barth syndrome, ages 6 to 34, participated. Pill-swallowing milestones were evaluated pretraining, immediately posttraining, and at six-months posttraining. Overall, there was a statistically significant change in pill swallowing ability from pretraining to posttraining; changes were maintained after six months.
Primary Author and Speaker: Stacey Reynolds
Additional Authors and Speakers: Mary Tucker
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