NG Tube Effect on Swallowing Physiology

December 30, 2021 by txinsights.
A common question asked by SLPs is whether the presence of an NG tube affects swallow function. This clinical resource provides insight and answers to this question using research on both normal and post-stroke populations.
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Let’s Talk Aspiration: How Much is Too Much?

December 29, 2021 by txinsights.
This material explains the difference between “aspiration” and “silent aspiration.” New research with healthy swallows shows occasional aspiration and silent aspiration can be tolerated by the body in small amounts. This information will help with the differential diagnosis of dysphagia and presbyphagia and prevent over-diagnosis of dysphagia.
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