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A multidisciplinary approach to drooling and neurodisability

17th December 2020 at 19:00 GMT


Learning outcomes

  • Anatomy of the major and minor salivary glands and oral cavity
  • Physiology of salivation
  • Causes and predisposing factors (including syndromes) for drooling
  • Relevant history and examination of a child presenting with drooling
  • Understand the principles of non-medical, medical and surgical management of drooling children

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Mr Ravi Thevasagayam

Ravi Thevasagayam is a senior consultant ENT surgeon at Sheffield Childrens Hospital. He has an interest in paediatric airways, drooling, inducible laryngeal obstruction as well as human factors and cognitive bias in surgery. He is the Clinical Lead for Children’s Surgery & Anesthesia for S Yorkshire and bassett Law.


Dr Charlie Fairhurst

Consultant in Paediatric Neurodisability, Evelina London Children’s Hospital, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust


Mr Neil Bateman

ENT Consultant, Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital



This webinar will be eligible for 1 CPD point.


If you missed the live webinar or would like to watch it again a recording will be uploaded here in the days following the live event.

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