What is Soft diet by mouth?

Category: Nutrition/Diets

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A soft diet is a diet composed of soft foods. It may include foods that are mashed, pureed, combined with sauce or gravy, or cooked in soups, stews, chili, or curries. A soft diet is recommended in some types of difficulty with swallowing, surgery involving the mouth, and or other dental discomfort.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Swallowing difficulty (dysphagia) 11 1
Esophageal achalasia 1 1
Irritable bowel syndrome 1 0
Pain 1 0
Ulcerative colitis 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Soft diet by mouth

Side effect Patients
Choking 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Soft diet by mouth

Dosage Patients
8 tsp. daily 1
24 hr daily 1
0other as needed 1

Duration

Currently using Soft diet by mouth

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 19
1 - 6 months 73
6 months - 1 year 78
1 - 2 years 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 1
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 1
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1 patient evaluation for Soft diet by mouth

Nov 19, 2012 (Started Nov 14, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for esophageal achalasia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4 other Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly

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