In this article you’ll find:
1. Step-by-Step Instructions: Recommending Liquid Consistences, Diet Textures, Referrals, Treatment Frequency, Prognosis, and Swallowing Strategies/Exercises after a Clinical Bedside Swallowing Examination
2. FREE Printable download: “Making Recommendations” Instructions
3. More Resources
- Swallowing Exercises and Strategies
- Oral Mechnism Examination
- Liquid and Solid Trials
- How to Palpate a Swallow
First Things First
Evaluating and treating dysphagia require high levels of training and skill.
This article is intended for Speech Language Pathologists or other qualified therapists with the appropriate training and competency to work with adults with dysphagia.
* If at any time you suspect any pharyngeal or esophageal involvement, contact the patient’s Primary Care Provider (PCP) and request an instrumental evaluation as soon as possible.
Making Recommendations: Clinical Bedside Swallowing Examination
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