Our Publications

The research conducted in the Swallowing Neurorehabilitation Research lab has been published widely. The full-text database links are provided below. If you’re not able to access these, you can access some of the manuscripts through the Flinders Academic Commons in the format they were submitted in for final publication in the respective journal. Also refer to our other collaborative publications.

McIntyre M, Doeltgen S, Shao C, Chimunda T. The incidence and clinical outcomes of postextubation dysphagia in a regional critical care setting. Australian Critical Care. Online first, 24.05.2021.

McIntyre M, Doeltgen S, Dalton N, Koppa M, Chimunda T. Post-extubation dysphagia incidence in critically ill patients: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Australian Critical Care. 2021;34(1):67-75.

Lively EJ, McAllister S, Doeltgen SH. Characterizing International Approaches to Weaning Children From Tube Feeding: A Scoping Review. Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition. 2021;45(2):239-50.

Francis R, Attrill S, Doeltgen S. The impact of cognitive decline in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis on swallowing. A scoping review. International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology. 2021.

Ferris L, Doeltgen S, Cock C, Rommel N, Schar M, Carrión S, et al. Modulation of pharyngeal swallowing by bolus volume and viscosity. American Journal of Physiology – Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology. 2021;320(1):G43-G53.

Cock C, Omari TI, Burgstad CM, Thompson A, Doeltgen SH. Biomechanical correlates of sequential drinking behavior in aging. Neurogastroenterology and Motility. 2021;33(1).

Omari TI, Ferris L, Schar M, Cock C, Doeltgen S. Multiple swallow behaviour during high resolution pharyngeal manometry: prevalence and sub-typing in healthy adults. Speech, Language and Hearing. 2020.

McIntyre M, Chimunda T, Koppa M, Dalton N, Reinders H, Doeltgen S. Risk Factors for Postextubation Dysphagia: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Laryngoscope. 2020.

McAllister S, Tedesco H, Kruger S, Ward EC, Marsh C, Doeltgen SH. Clinical reasoning and hypothesis generation in expert clinical swallowing examinations. International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders. 2020;55(4):480-92.

Lively EJ, McAllister S, Doeltgen SH. Variables Impacting the Time Taken to Wean Children from Enteral Tube Feeding to Oral Intake. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. 2019;68(6):880-6.

Doeltgen S, Attrill S, Murray J. Supporting the development of clinical reasoning of preprofessional novices in dysphagia management. Seminars in Speech and Language. 2019;40(3):151-61.

Barker A, Doeltgen S, Lynch E, Murray J. Perceived barriers and enablers for implementing water protocols in acute stroke care: A qualitative study using the Theoretical Domains Framework. International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology. 2019;21(3):286-94.

Rumbach A, Coombes C, Doeltgen S. A Survey of Australian Dysphagia Practice Patterns. Dysphagia. 2018;33(2):216-26.

Murray J, Scholten I, Doeltgen S. Factors Contributing to Hydration, Fluid Intake and Health Status of Inpatients With and Without Dysphagia Post Stroke. Dysphagia. 2018;33(5):670-83.

Ferris L, Schar M, McCall L, Doeltgen S, Scholten I, Rommel N, et al. Characterization of swallow modulation in response to bolus volume in healthy subjects accounting for catheter diameter. Laryngoscope. 2018;128(6):1328-34.

Ferris L, King S, McCall L, Rommel N, Scholten I, Teague W, et al. Piecemeal deglutition and the implications for pressure impedance dysphagia assessment in pediatrics. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. 2018;67(6):713-9.

Doeltgen SH, Rigney L, Cock C, Omari T. Effects of cortical anodal transcranial direct current stimulation on swallowing biomechanics. Neurogastroenterology and Motility. 2018;30(11).

Doeltgen SH, McAllister S, Murray J, Ward EC, Pretz JE. Reasoning and Decision Making in Clinical Swallowing Examination. Current Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Reports. 2018;6(3):171-7.

Cock C, Doeltgen SH, Omari T, Savilampi J. Effects of remifentanil on esophageal and esophagogastric junction (EGJ) bolus transit in healthy volunteers using novel pressure-flow analysis. Neurogastroenterology and Motility. 2018;30(2).

Attrill S, White S, Murray J, Hammond S, Doeltgen S. Impact of oropharyngeal dysphagia on healthcare cost and length of stay in hospital: A systematic review. BMC Health Services Research. 2018;18(1).

Doeltgen SH, Ong E, Scholten I, Cock C, Omari T. Biomechanical Quantification of Mendelsohn Maneuver and Effortful Swallowing on Pharyngoesophageal Function. Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery (United States). 2017;157(5):816-23.

Tilley E, McLoughlin J, Koblar SA, Doeltgen SH, Stern C, White S, et al. Effectiveness of allied health therapy in the symptomatic management of progressive supranuclear palsy: a systematic review. JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports. 2016;14(6):148-95.

Murray J, Doeltgen S, Miller M, Scholten I. Does a Water Protocol Improve the Hydration and Health Status of Individuals with Thin Liquid Aspiration Following Stroke? A Randomized Controlled Trial. Dysphagia. 2016;31(3):424-33.

McAllister S, Kruger S, Doeltgen S, Tyler-Boltrek E. Implications of Variability in Clinical Bedside Swallowing Assessment Practices by Speech Language Pathologists. Dysphagia. 2016;31(5):650-62.

Ferris L, Rommel N, Doeltgen S, Scholten I, Kritas S, Abu-Assi R, et al. Pressure-Flow Analysis for the Assessment of Pediatric Oropharyngeal Dysphagia. Journal of Pediatrics. 2016;177:279-85.e1.

Doeltgen SH, Young J, Bradnam LV. Anodal Direct Current Stimulation of the Cerebellum Reduces Cerebellar Brain Inhibition but Does Not Influence Afferent Input from the Hand or Face in Healthy Adults. Cerebellum. 2016;15(4):466-74.

Doeltgen SH, Omari TI, Savilampi J. Remifentanil alters sensory neuromodulation of swallowing in healthy volunteers: Quantification by a novel pressure-impedance analysis. American Journal of Physiology – Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology. 2016;310(11):G1176-G82.

Doeltgen SH, Omari TI. Correlating stroke lesion location with clinical outcomes – an example from deglutition research. European Journal of Neurology. 2016;23(7):1139-40.

Chothia M, Doeltgen S, Bradnam LV. Anodal Cerebellar Direct Current Stimulation Reduces Facilitation of Propriospinal Neurons in Healthy Humans. Brain Stimulation. 2016;9(3):364-71.

Al-Toubi A, Daniels SK, Huckabee ML, Corey DM, Doeltgen SH. Behavioural and neurophysiological disruption of corticobulbar motor systems and their effects on sequential pharyngeal swallowing. Physiology and Behavior. 2016;165:69-76.

Pitcher JB, Doeltgen SH, Goldsworthy MR, Schneider LA, Vallence AM, Smith AE, et al. A comparison of two methods for estimating 50% of the maximal motor evoked potential. Clinical Neurophysiology. 2015;126(12):2337-41.

Murray J, Doeltgen S, Miller M, Scholten I. A Descriptive Study of the Fluid Intake, Hydration, and Health Status of Rehabilitation Inpatients without Dysphagia Following Stroke. Journal of Nutrition in Gerontology and Geriatrics. 2015;34(3):292-304.

Doeltgen SH, Bradnam LV, Young JA, Fong E. Transcranial non-invasive brain stimulation in swallowing rehabilitation following stroke – A review of the literature. Physiology and Behavior. 2015;143:1-9.

Al-Toubi AK, Doeltgen SH, Daniels SK, Corey DM, Huckabee ML. Pharyngeal pressure differences between four types of swallowing in healthy participants. Physiology and Behavior. 2015;140:132-8.

Murray J, Miller M, Doeltgen S, Scholten I. Intake of thickened liquids by hospitalized adults with dysphagia after stroke. International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology. 2014;16(5):486-94.

Murray J, Doeltgen S, Miller M, Scholten I. A survey of thickened fluid prescribing and monitoring practices of Australian health professionals. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice. 2014;20(5):596-600.

Lamvik K, Macrae P, Doeltgen S, Collings A, Huckabee ML. Normative data for pharyngeal pressure generation during saliva, bolus, and effortful saliva swallowing across age and gender. Speech, Language and Hearing. 2014;17(4):210-5.

Heck FM, Doeltgen SH, Huckabee ML. Effects of submental neuromuscular electrical stimulation on pharyngeal pressure generation. Dysphagia. 2013;28(3):459-60.

González-Fernández M, Huckabee ML, Doeltgen SH, Inamoto Y, Kagaya H, Saitoh E. Dysphagia Rehabilitation: Similarities and Differences in Three Areas of the World. Current Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Reports. 2013;1(4):296-306.

Pitcher JB, Riley AM, Doeltgen SH, Kurylowicz L, Rothwell JC, McAllister SM, et al. Physiological evidence consistent with reduced neuroplasticity in human adolescents born preterm. Journal of Neuroscience. 2012;32(46):1640-16416.

Macrae PR, Doeltgen SH, Jones RD, Huckabee ML. Intra- and inter-rater reliability for analysis of hyoid displacement measured with sonography. Journal of Clinical Ultrasound. 2012;40(2):74-8.

Heck FM, Doeltgen SH, Huckabee ML. Effects of submental neuromuscular electrical stimulation on pharyngeal pressure generation. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 2012;93(11):2000-7.

Doeltgen SH, McAllister SM, Ridding MC. Simultaneous application of slow-oscillation transcranial direct current stimulation and theta burst stimulation prolongs continuous theta burst stimulation-induced suppression of corticomotor excitability in humans. European Journal of Neuroscience. 2012;36(5):2661-8.

Doeltgen SH, Huckabee ML. Swallowing neurorehabilitation: From the research laboratory to routine clinical application. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 2012;93(2):207-13.

Doeltgen SH, Ridding MC, Dalrymple-Alford J, Huckabee ML. Task-dependent differences in corticobulbar excitability of the submental motor projections: Implications for neural control of swallowing. Brain Research Bulletin. 2011;84(1):88-93.

Doeltgen SH, Ridding MC. Low-intensity, short-interval theta burst stimulation modulates excitatory but not inhibitory motor networks. Clinical Neurophysiology. 2011;122(7):1411-6.

Doeltgen SH, Ridding MC. Modulation of cortical motor networks following primed theta burst transcranial magnetic stimulation. Experimental Brain Research. 2011;215(3-4):199-206.

Doeltgen SH, MacRae P, Huckabee ML. Pharyngeal pressure generation during tongue-hold swallows across age groups. Dysphagia. 2011;26(4):426.

Al-Toubi AK, Abu-Hijleh A, Huckabee ML, Macrae P, Doeltgen SH. Effects of repeated volitional swallowing on the excitability of submental corticobulbar motor pathways. Dysphagia. 2011;26(3):311-7.

Doeltgen SH, Ridding MC. Behavioural exposure and sleep do not modify corticospinal and intracortical excitability in the human motor system. Clinical Neurophysiology. 2010;121(3):448-52.

Doeltgen SH, Dalrymple-Alford J, Ridding MC, Huckabee ML. Differential effects of neuromuscular electrical stimulation parameters on submental motor-evoked potentials. Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair. 2010;24(6):519-27.

Doeltgen SH, Witte U, Gumbley F, Huckabee ML. Evaluation of manometric measures during tongue-hold swallows. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology. 2009;18(1):65-73.

Doeltgen SH, Ridding MC, O’Beirne GA, Dalrymple-Alford J, Huckabee ML. Test-retest reliability of motor evoked potentials (MEPs) at the submental muscle group during volitional swallowing. Journal of Neuroscience Methods. 2009;178(1):134-7.

Witte U, Huckabee ML, Doeltgen SH, Gumbley F, Robb M. The Effect of Effortful Swallow on Pharyngeal Manometric Measurements During Saliva and Water Swallowing in Healthy Participants. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 2008;89(5):822-8.

Gumbley F, Huckabee ML, Doeltgen SH, Witte U, Moran C. Effects of bolus volume on pharyngeal contact pressure during normal swallowing. Dysphagia. 2008;23(3):280-5.

Huckabee ML, Doeltgen S. Emerging modalities in dysphagia rehabilitation: Neuromuscular electrical stimulation. New Zealand Medical Journal. 2007;120(1263).

Doeltgen SH, Hofmayer A, Gumbley F, Witte U, Moran C, Carroll G, et al. Clinical measurement of pharyngeal surface electromyography: Exploratory research. Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair. 2007;21(3):250-62.

Book chapters

Huckabee, M.L. and Doeltgen, S.H. (2018).  Rehabilitation of Swallowing Disorders. In Jones, T. and Paleri, V., Scott-Brown’s Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, 8th Edition. Taylor & Francis, London. IN PRINT

Doeltgen, S.H., Bickford, J. (2018). Voice and Swallowing difficulties in parkinsonian-type Multiple System Atrophy. In. Sand, G., Allen, J., Noureai, S.A.. Laryngology: A Case-Based Approach. Plural Publishing, San Diego, CA. IN PRINT

Huckabee, M. L., & Doeltgen, S. H. Neurophysiology of Swallowing (pp. 81-106). In: Newman, R.D. & Nightingale, J.M. (Eds.) (2012) Videofluoroscopy: A Multidisciplinary Team Approach. Plural Publishing: San Diego

Huckabee, M. L., Doeltgen, S. H. (2009). Die Entwicklung von Rehabilitationsansätzen für pharyngeale Bewegungsstörungen: Die Verknüpfung von Forschung und Klinischer Arbeit. In: Hofmayer A, Stanschus S. (Ed.) Development of evidence in Dysphagiology: from screening to treatment. Schulz-Kirchner Verlag, Idstein, Germany.