NEW Review: The Gugging Swallowing Screen- validity and benefit

Ki Deok Park and colleagues from Gachon University, Korea, recently published a systematic review, called ‘The Gugging Swallowing Screen in dysphagia screening for patients with stroke: A systematic review’ investigating the GUSS’ validity and benefit.

They found that GUSS is a reliable and sensitive tool for screening dysphagia and that early and systematic assessment can prevent aspiration and pneumonia. Read more in the orginal paper (doi: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2020.103588 ).

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