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Queen's Speaking of Health - The Trouble with Swallowing: Causes, Risks and How to Find Relief - Wed., July 25, 2018

The Queen's Medical Center

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM (HST)

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The Trouble with Swallowing: Causes, Risks and How to Find Relief

Queen's Speaking of Health lecture (FREE) - Wed., July 25, 2018

 

 

Each year, one in 25 adults will experience a swallowing problem in the U.S. Difficulty in swallowing could lead to pneumonia, malnutrition and dehydration. Learn more with Joanne Kawahigashi-Oshiro, MS, CCC-SLP, speech-language pathologist at The Queen’s Medical Center.

 

  • What are the causes and signs?
  • Normal vs. abnormal swallow
  • Frequency of swallowing problems
  • How is swallowing tested?
  • What are the treatment options?

 


Space is limited. Reservations are required. Register online or call The Queen’s Referral Line at 691-7117.

 

Parking is available for a $5 flat rate with validation in the Physicians Office Building III, which is recommended since it is the closest to the Queen's Conference Center. Enter from Lauhala St. You can also park at the Physicians Office Building I and Miller parking garages for the same $5 flat rate with validation.

 

Can’t make the lecture? You can watch the recording online about 2 weeks after the event on Queen’s YouTube channel: QMCHawaii. Since 2016, all of Queen's Speaking of Health lectures have been posted online. Previous topics include: stress, Alzheimer’s disease, cancer, stroke, diabetes, bone health, weight loss, building resilience and more. Click here to check them out and see what you’ve missed.

 

The Trouble with Swallowing: Causes, Risks and How to Find Relief

Date:  Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Time: 6:00 - 7:00 pm

Place:  Queen’s - Punchbowl, The Queen's Conference Center

Cost:  Free

Map:  See below for most convenient parking option; please be advised that the walking route includes stairs.

 

 

Have questions about Queen's Speaking of Health - The Trouble with Swallowing: Causes, Risks and How to Find Relief - Wed., July 25, 2018? Contact The Queen's Medical Center

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The Queen's Medical Center - Punchbowl
The Queen's Conference Center
1301 Punchbowl St.
Honolulu, HI 96813

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM (HST)


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The Queen's Medical Center

The Queen’s Medical Center (Queen’s), a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation established in 1859 by Queen Emma and King Kamehameha IV, is an acute care medical facility accredited by The Joint Commission. The facility is licensed for 575 acute beds and serves as the major tertiary and quaternary referral center for cancer, cardiovascular disease, neuroscience, orthopaedics, surgery, emergency medicine and behavioral health medicine.  It is the state’s designated trauma center verified as Level I by the American College of Surgeons.   It has the only organ transplantation program in Hawaii.  Queen’s is a major teaching hospital, serving as a clinical training site for the residency programs sponsored by the John A. Burns School of Medicine at the University of Hawaii.  Queen’s is the only hospital in Hawaii to achieve Magnet® status – the highest institutional honor for hospital excellence – from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. 

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