Christina H Smith

Summary

Affiliation: University College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The influence of food texture and liquid consistency modification on swallowing physiology and function: a systematic review
    Catriona M Steele
    International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative IDDSI Working Committee, Brisbane, Australia
    Dysphagia 30:2-26. 2015
  2. pmc Lee Silverman voice treatment versus standard NHS speech and language therapy versus control in Parkinson's disease (PD COMM pilot): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Catherine M Sackley
    School of Rehabilitation Sciences, University of East Anglia, Earlham Road, Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK
    Trials 15:213. 2014
  3. doi request reprint An observational study of adults with Down syndrome eating independently
    Christina H Smith
    Language and Communication, Division of Psychology and Language Sciences, University College London, Chandler House, 2 Wakefield Street, London, WC1N 1PF, UK
    Dysphagia 29:52-60. 2014
  4. doi request reprint Thickened fluids: investigation of users' experiences and perceptions
    Christina H Smith
    Psychology and Language Sciences, University College London, London WC1N 1PF, UK Electronic address
    Clin Nutr 33:171-4. 2014
  5. doi request reprint Effect of aging on stimulated salivary flow in adults
    Christina H Smith
    Division of Psychology and Language Sciences, University College London, London, UK
    J Am Geriatr Soc 61:805-8. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Oral and oropharyngeal perceptions of fluid viscosity across the age span
    Christina H Smith
    Department of Human Communication Science, University College London, London, England
    Dysphagia 21:209-17. 2006
  7. doi request reprint The effect of saliva on the viscosity of thickened drinks
    Ben Hanson
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, University College London UCL, London, UK
    Dysphagia 27:10-9. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Effects of saliva on starch-thickened drinks with acidic and neutral pH
    Ben Hanson
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, University College London, London, UK
    Dysphagia 27:427-35. 2012
  9. pmc What do parents of children with dysphagia think about their MDT? A qualitative study
    Emma Cowpe Jebson
    Speech and Language Therapy, Royal Free Hospital, London, UK
    BMJ Open 4:e005934. 2014
  10. doi request reprint Variation of the apparent viscosity of thickened drinks
    Mark O'Leary
    Mechanical Engineering, University College London UCL, London, UK
    Int J Lang Commun Disord 46:17-29. 2011

Collaborators

  • Jerilyn A Logemann
  • Ben Hanson
  • Catriona M Steele
  • Emma Cowpe Jebson
  • Catherine M Sackley
  • Mark O'Leary
  • Julie A Y Cichero
  • Helen Wang
  • Carly E A Barbon
  • Inge Odendaal
  • Roberto O Dantas
  • Sona Ayanikalath
  • Weslania V Nascimento
  • Caroline Lecko
  • Woroud Abdulrahman Alsanei
  • Kim Coutts
  • Janice Duivestein
  • Jianshe Chen
  • Ahmed Nagy
  • Lidia Giosa
  • Peter Lam
  • Chelsea Leigh
  • Ashwini M Namasivayam
  • Natalie Ives
  • Gina Sands
  • Francis Dowling
  • Caroline Rick
  • Sue Jowett
  • Debbie Kelly
  • Ramilla Patel
  • Helen Roberts
  • Smitaa Patel
  • Carl Clarke
  • Marian C Brady
  • Keith Wheatley

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. doi request reprint The influence of food texture and liquid consistency modification on swallowing physiology and function: a systematic review
    Catriona M Steele
    International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative IDDSI Working Committee, Brisbane, Australia
    Dysphagia 30:2-26. 2015
    ..The literature suggests a need to classify food and fluid behavior in the context of the physiological processes involved in oral transport and flow initiation. ..
  2. pmc Lee Silverman voice treatment versus standard NHS speech and language therapy versus control in Parkinson's disease (PD COMM pilot): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Catherine M Sackley
    School of Rehabilitation Sciences, University of East Anglia, Earlham Road, Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK
    Trials 15:213. 2014
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  3. doi request reprint An observational study of adults with Down syndrome eating independently
    Christina H Smith
    Language and Communication, Division of Psychology and Language Sciences, University College London, Chandler House, 2 Wakefield Street, London, WC1N 1PF, UK
    Dysphagia 29:52-60. 2014
    ..Further study into the causes of these oral feeding difficulties, their implications for social integration, and their potential remediation is required. ..
  4. doi request reprint Thickened fluids: investigation of users' experiences and perceptions
    Christina H Smith
    Psychology and Language Sciences, University College London, London WC1N 1PF, UK Electronic address
    Clin Nutr 33:171-4. 2014
    ..Fluid thickeners are an important and commonly-used strategy to manage swallowing difficulties however there are no reports of the perceptions and experiences of parents of children using thickeners...
  5. doi request reprint Effect of aging on stimulated salivary flow in adults
    Christina H Smith
    Division of Psychology and Language Sciences, University College London, London, UK
    J Am Geriatr Soc 61:805-8. 2013
    ..The assessment tool is easily administered and inexpensive and lends itself to use in many different clinical and research settings by different professionals...
  6. ncbi request reprint Oral and oropharyngeal perceptions of fluid viscosity across the age span
    Christina H Smith
    Department of Human Communication Science, University College London, London, England
    Dysphagia 21:209-17. 2006
    ..Men exhibited a more marked deterioration in sensitivity than women. This study contributes to the literature on oral and oropharyngeal perceptions and on aging. The results provide a basis for work with individuals with dysphagia...
  7. doi request reprint The effect of saliva on the viscosity of thickened drinks
    Ben Hanson
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, University College London UCL, London, UK
    Dysphagia 27:10-9. 2012
    ..In contrast, thickened orange juice (pH 3.8) was not observed to undergo any measurable reduction in viscosity under the action of saliva...
  8. doi request reprint Effects of saliva on starch-thickened drinks with acidic and neutral pH
    Ben Hanson
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, University College London, London, UK
    Dysphagia 27:427-35. 2012
    ..6 for Coca Cola to 6.2 for black coffee. Again, low pH slowed the effect of saliva. For many popular drinks, having pH of 3.6 or less, viscosity was not significantly affected by the addition of saliva...
  9. pmc What do parents of children with dysphagia think about their MDT? A qualitative study
    Emma Cowpe Jebson
    Speech and Language Therapy, Royal Free Hospital, London, UK
    BMJ Open 4:e005934. 2014
    ..To seek the experiences and perspectives of parents caring for children with dysphagia, with emphasis on their experiences of working within their child's multidisciplinary team (MDT)...
  10. doi request reprint Variation of the apparent viscosity of thickened drinks
    Mark O'Leary
    Mechanical Engineering, University College London UCL, London, UK
    Int J Lang Commun Disord 46:17-29. 2011
    ..Some thickened fluids have previously been shown to exhibit time-varying non-Newtonian flow behaviour, which may complicate attempts at subjective viscosity judgement...