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What are the two types of neurological disorders that affect swallowing?
1. conditions that occur suddenly and from which the pt can be expected to recover at leas in part (stroke, head trauma, SCI)
2. conditions that are degenerative
303
In pts with neurologic disorder, _ to aspiration appears to be _ as evidenced by their failure to _.
sensitivity
reduced
cough
304
_ throughout the day or meal may also affect swallowing in pts w/neurogenic dypshagia
fatigue
304
Name the techniques used to assess the pt w/severe impairments
1. resting fingers on structures for 5 to 10 minutes
2. surface electromyography
3. watch how pt handles own secretions
306
List the sudden-onset neurologic conditions that possibly result in swallowing disorders: (8)
stroke
closed head trauma
csi
anterior cervical fusion
neurosurgical procedures
poliomyelities
Guillain-Barre syndrome
congential neurologic damage
307
a high brainstem (pontine) strok leaves the pt with severe _
hypertonicity
309
anterior left hemisphere stroke results in
apraxia of swallow
310
a right hemisphere cortical stroke results in
mild oral transit delays
longer pharyngeal delays (3-5s)

longer to return to oral intake than left hemi pts
311
a functional swallow means
the pt did not aspirate
312
Is there evidenc that age effects recovery?
No, no age effects on swallowing function poststroke have been ided.
313
Changing bolus _ can improve swallow phsyiology in some stroke pts
volume
313
Changes in bolus _ can change the speed of bolus flow.
viscosity
314