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Dysphagia Screening A Training Resource Pack by Lucy Rodriguez

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Published by Wiley .
Written in English


  • Speech & language disorders & therapy,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Medical,
  • Audiology & Speech Pathology,
  • Medical / Audiology & Speech Pathology,
  • Nursing - General,
  • Nursing - Nurse & Patient

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8630675M
ISBN 101861563299
ISBN 109781861563293

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Screening for dysphagia may be conducted by a speech-language pathologist or other member of the patient's care team. Screening does not provide a detailed description of the patient's swallow function but, rather, identifies individuals who are likely to have swallowing impairments related to . The Yale Swallow Protocol is an evidence-based protocol that is the only screening instrument that both identifies aspiration risk and, when passed, is able to recommend specific oral diets without the need for further instrumental dysphagia testing. Based upon research by Drs. Steven B. Leder and.   There are a large number of screening tools described in the literature, with varying levels of research and evidence behind them. As described previously, the vast majority of the literature focuses on screening tools for post stroke dysphagia. The screening tools . • All patients with acute stroke should be assessed on admission prior to any oral intake. Place screening form on chart. • Notify MD, SLP and Dietitian of dysphagic patients. (Order swallowing consultation.) • Complex / persisting problems (>1 week) will File Size: KB.

screening. if no, stop If any of the responses are “no” and the screen is stopped, then he/she should remain NPO until further dysphagia evaluation by speech therapy is completed. Speech therapy requires a physician order. If answers to all screening questions are “YES”, Contact the physician with the result, and for diet andFile Size: 59KB. Importantly, this measure required that the screening tool be an “evidence-based bedside testing protocol”. Hinchey et al. () demonstrated that dysphagia screening was associated with better patient outcomes than no screen. Moreover, protocols including a checklist and water swallow test resulted in the best patient by: Templates & Tools Tools and templates are provided as resources that may facilitate clinical practice and may be related to a number of the Clinical Issues and Professional Topics included on ASHA’s Practice Portal; however, the tools and templates identified here do not undergo the comprehensive review process used to develop Practice Portal pages.