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delivery of liquid feedings through a tube
enteral feeding
a surgical procedure for placing a feeding tube without having to operate on the abdomen
the focus of this treatmment is increasing the valving ability of the vocal folds
Lee Silverman Voive Treatment
assessment of bolu transport that evaluates the swallow before and after the pharyngeal swallow
test of the swallow that examines both the laryngeal reflexes for airway protection and the bolus transport (sensory and motor test of swallowing)
this test offers a dynamic assessment of oral, pharyngeal and esophageal stages of swallowing
used in the evaluation of the function of the esophageal sphincters and esophageal motility.
esophageal manometry
strengthens the muscles of the ues. Head lift exercise to increase the opening of the ues.
Shaker exercise
Te stroking or rubbing of one or more of the organs of swallowing with a cold probe.
Thermal stimulation
Patient is told to sqeeze hard with all of their muscles. Helps to propell the bolus into the oropharynx because of weakness in the tongue
effortful swallow