Christina H Smith

Summary

Affiliation: University College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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

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Publications7

  1. 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. ..
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...