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Resources to support safer modification of food and drink

28th June 2018

A resource patient safety alert has been issued to eliminate use of the imprecise term ‘soft diet’ and assist with the safe transition to the International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative (IDDSI) framework, which introduces standard terminology to describe texture modification for food and drink.

Note. Information about swallowing capsules and tablets is included in the frequently asked questions section of the IDDSI website.

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