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Modified Barium Swallow Studies in Infant and Pediatric Patients

Published by <p>At this time, there are very few infant or pediatric protocols and even less data on normative measures for infant and pediatric modified barium swallow studies (MBSS). This course will present the research on infant/pediatric swallow studies. The course will review candidacy for an MBSS, and include videos of MBSS to identify impairments and discuss […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Outcomes for Feeding Tube-Dependent Children With Oral Aversion in an Intensive Interdisciplinary Treatment Program (2020)

Published by <p>Design/Methods/Participants: Subjects for this study were attending the intensive feeding program at Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital. Inclusion criteria established for this study required that subjects receive more than 90% of daily caloric intake via an NG-tube (nasogastric) or a G-tube (gastronomy) with limited oral intake (less than 60 g). After eliminating ineligible candidates for the […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Impact of Ontogeny, Genetics, and Early Experiences (2016)

Published by <p>Throughout the article, the authors share and discuss several facts about taste development during childhood, and how taste preferences ultimately determine food preferences. Salt and sweet tastes are the most desired during childhood, with bitter taste having the most variance among individuals and usually rejected by infants and children. The authors give the example of […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Patient or Proxy-Reported Validated Instruments for Assessing Pediatric Dysphagia (2016)

Published by <p>Description of Search Methods: This systematic review was initiated through extensive online searches using a variety of electronic databases. The articles were required to have studied assessments of dysphagia symptoms, subjects under 18, been written in English, and have at least 2 or more subjects. After rigorous review of online search results, the authors chose […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Psychometric Characteristics of Non-Instrumental Swallowing and Feeding Assessments in Pediatrics (2017)

Published by <p>Description of Search Methods: An online search was conducted on Medline and Embase to retrieve articles discussing the psychometric characteristics of the 22 specific assessments reviewed by Heckathorn. The articles must have had to analyze one or more of the characteristics. Inclusion criteria were assessments had to have 50% or more items about swallowing/feeding, ages […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Neonatal Noninvasive Respiratory Support and Feeding (2017)

Published by <p>Description of Search Method: The authors conducted an online search on PubMed on 3/1/17. The articles searched must have been RCTs or quasi-randomized trials, case- controlled trials, or treatment crossover trials, and published since 1990. Short-term outcomes included instrumental evaluation/imaging (e.g., MBS, FEES) and PO-related respiratory illness; long-term outcomes included duration of respiratory support, age, […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Oral Sensory Motor Intervention for Children with Secondary Dysphagia (2016)

Published by <p>Description of Method: The authors of this study established the following inclusion criteria in their comprehensive search on this topic: articles must have been published between 2000-2016 and in peer-reviewed journals, ages should be 3-adulthood, subjects must have official diagnosis of congenital/developmental disability, and subjects must have a secondary issue of dysphagia, drooling, or oral […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

A Sensory-Motor Approach to Feeding (2011)

Published by <p>Case History: This subject of this study was a 2-year old female with the diagnosis of Down syndrome. The author describes the child’s medical history with complications including premature birth, bronchiopulmonary dysplasia, and neutropenia. From birth, she was fed via IV, then OG feeds, then NG feeds, and finally a G-tube. It was reported that […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Pacifiers and Influence on Suck Patterning (2017)

Published by <p>Pacifiers and influence on suck patterning (2017) <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Non-Orthodontic Intervention and Non-Nutritive Sucking behaviors (2018)

Published by <p>Description of Method, Participants, and Conditions: The authors conducted an online search on PubMed’s database with “anterior open bite” and “open bite” as the primary search terms. Initially, the search found nine relevant articles, but reduced to four articles determined to fit the inclusion criteria: Cayley et al., 2000 – found that more studies should […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>