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Thickeners: Health and Safety Bulletins

Source: State of New JerseyDepartment of Human ServicesDivision of Developmental Disabilities

Often, people with swallowing difficulties (dysphagia) are unable to tolerate thin liquids (e.g. water, juice, coffee) due to the risk of choking and aspiration. Because of this, liquid thickeners can be prescribed by their doctor to decrease this risk.