White Papers

ESSD has published two white papers in 2016, our thanks to all the authors for their hard work. Click on the titles to go to the full articles:

ESSD-EUGMS White Paper: Oropharyngeal Dysphagia as a Geriatric Syndrome

ESSD White Paper: Effect of Bolus Viscosity on the Safety and Efficacy of Swallowing and the Kinematics of the Swallow Response in Patients with Oropharyngeal Dysphagia: White Paper by the European Society for Swallowing Disorders (ESSD)



Position statements

The Statements on stroke were drafted by an expert panel which included the faculty of the Precongress Course on Oropharyngeal Dysphagia in Stroke Patients, 2nd ESSD Congress, Barcelona 25 October 2012 and were debated and corrected during the last session of the course. The statements on adults were drafted by expert panels which included the chairs of the corresponding sessions at the 2nd ESSD Congress, Barcelona 25 October 2012 prior to the congress and were debated and corrected at the end of each session.

The statements on paediatrics were were drafted by expert panels and debated by the chairs and the delegates of the 2nd and 3rd ESSD congress Malmö, Sweden 13 September 2013.

Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment of Oropharyngeal Dysphagia in Stroke Patients
Oropharyngeal Dysphagia in Adult Patients
Paediatric dysphagia - Position statements