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3 non-imaging techniques

bedside/clinical swallow eval
electromyography (EMG)
electroglottography (EGG)

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3 imaging techniques

fees: fiberoptic endoscopic evaluation of swallowing
ultrasound
videofluoroscopy/MBS study

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record of muscle activity from electrodes
biofeedback

EMG (electromyography)

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reflects amount of current flowing through neck
tracks VF movement

EGG (electroglottography)

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uses sounds of swallowing by placing microphone/stethoscope to neck

cervical auscultation

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listen for "click" of opening of eustachian tube and "clunk" associated with CP opening for timing of swallow

cervical auscultation

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provides info on medical dx/hz, h/o swallowing disorder
provides medical status including respiratory/nutritional status

clinical/bedside swallow eval

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provides:
oral anatomy
respiratory function
labial control
lingual control
palatal function

clinical/bedside swallow eval

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provides:
pharyngeal wall contraction
laryngeal control
ability to follow directions

clinical/bedside swallow eval

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3 diagnoses at risk for dysphagia

neurological events
neurological diseases
head and neck cancer

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3 more diagnoses at risk for dysphagia

VF problems
elderly
cardiac problems

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during clinical/bedside swallow eval, do what first?

perform an oral mech exam

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in what environment should we do a clinical/bedside swallow eval?

naturalistic

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medical red flags

diagnoses
signs/symptoms
weight loss/nutritional status

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oral red flags

leakage
pocketing
drooling
labial/lingual weakness

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pharyngeal red flags

coughing
throat clearing
wet/gurgly voice
drop in O2 sats

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esophageal red flags

belching
coughing AFTER eating/drinking
globes
heartburn