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The International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative 2016 @
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  • September 2015: IDDSI committee reaches goal of creating an International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative Framework
  • November 2015: IDDSI committee launches the final stage of the International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative
  • April 2016: Questions & Answers about the IDDSI Framework
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