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SLPs & the Continuum of Care (9)

ICU - CCU - acute care - acute rehab unit - subacute rehab unit - SNF - Intermediate care facility/board and care/ assisted living - home health/health at home - outpatient families

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MD coverage in acute rehab

5-6 visits/wk +consults

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MD coverage in subacute

1-2 visits/week

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MD coverage in SNF

1-2 visits/month

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MD coverage in long term care

1 visit a month

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Largest SLP Role throughout the Continuum of Care

DYSPHAGIA (≈80-90% of my inpatient caseload)

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Aside from dysphagia, what are SLP Roles throughout the Continuum of Care (5)?

Aphasia
Dysarthria
Cognitive-linguistic deficits (TBI, ® CVA)
Voice Disorders
Outpatient facilities=may get more of a variety such as accent reduction or fluency or AAC

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What is COPD?

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. An umbrella term for conditions in which patients Can’t get air OUT: Emphysema
Asthma
Cystic Fibrosis
Chronic Bronchitis

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What are restrictive pulmonary diseases?

Can’t get air IN: Pneumonia (PNA), and any kind of neuromuscular problems. Muscles shut down that prevents inhalation.

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What is ARF?

Respiratory Arrest/Acute Respiratory Failure

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What is Pneumo-thorax?

lung collapses b/c of air in pleura

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What is Pleural effusion?

fluid in pleural cavity

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What is PE?

Pulmonary Embolism

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Aspiration pneumonia happens in three primary ways. List them.

Aspirate on food/liqid
Aspirate on saliva
Aspirate on emesis/reflux

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CVA and types

Cerebral Vascular Accident: Ischemic (embolism and thrombosis) and hemorrhagic.

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TIA

transient ischemic attack

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TBI

traumatic brain injury

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Anoxia/anoxic event

No oxygen to brain

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Hypoxia

not enough oxygen to brain

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ALS

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

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CA

cancer

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MS

Multiple Sclerosis

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MG

Myasthenia Gravis

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PD

Parkinson’s Disease

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PN

Peripheral Neuropathy

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What is Addison’s Disease?

↓ cortisol production in adrenals

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Cushing’s Syndrome

↑ cortisol production in adrenals

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Treat everyone, including yourself, as having a ___ ___/___.

contractible illness/disease

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You should always ___ your hands

wash

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while preparing food for a swallow eval, wear ___!

gloves

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Contact Precautions are Intended to prevent what?

transmission of infectious agents which are spread by direct or indirect contact with the patient or the patient’s environment.

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Droplet precautions are intended to do what?

Intended to prevent transmission of pathogens spread through close respiratory or mucous membrane contact with respiratory secretions. These pathogens do no remain infectious over long distances in a healthcare facility. Therefore, special air handling and ventilation are not required.

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Airborne Precautions prevent what?

Prevents transmission of infectious agents that remain infectious over long distances when suspended in the air. Should be placed in an airborne infection isolation room (ventilated into a filtration system)