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Dysphagia Diet Textures

Published by <p>Handout describing the different levels of the National Dysphagia Diet. <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>

Coping With the Loss of Taste After Stroke or TBI

Published by <p>Handout for people coping with the loss of taste after surviving a brain injury or undergoing radiation treatment for head and neck cancer. <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>

Candidiasis (Oral Thrush)

Published by <p>This handout is describes the causes, signs/symptoms, treatment, and prevention guidelines, with an emphasis on proper oral care. <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>

Alternative Nutrition and Hydration Decision Making

Published by <p>The handout provides information to SLPs, doctors, nurses, nutritionists, patients, family members, and caregivers. <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>

Globus Pharyngeus

Published by <p>Globus pharyngeus is the fullness sensation or the feeling of a lump in the throat. The cause is still uncertain but there are many possible suspected reasons. This resource provides more information about causes and treatment suggestions to relieve this sensation. <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>

Free Water Protocol

Published by <p>Hydration is a persistent challenge for patients who are NPO. This handout describes the Free Water Protocol, established in 1984 at the Frazier Rehab Institute. The handout describes the risks, benefits, and guidelines around the protocol and is appropriate for staff, patients, families, caregivers, and therapists. <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>

Form: Continuing the Dysphagia Plan of Care After Going Home

Published by <p>Dysphagia precautions don’t end when someone leaves a hospital or care facility. This form is designed for Speech-Language Pathologists to fill out for patients and family in order to improve carry-over of strategies to reduce risk of dysphagia after returning to a home environment. Looking for this resource in Spanish? Find it here. <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>

Food and Liquid Intake and Dementia

Published by <p>This handout is packed with functional strategies to improve food and liquid intake on a daily basis for people with dementia. Also includes information on how speech-language pathologists play a role in addressing feeding and swallowing issues at all stages of dementia. <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>

Epiglottic Inversion Impairment and Exercises

Published by <p>The epiglottis plays a critical role in protecting the airway. This material describes the function of the epiglottis and provides exercises to complete to improve the function in a person with dysphagia. <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>

EMST Home Program Exercise Tracking Log

Published by <p>It can be overwhelming to remember all the details for completing the expiratory muscle strength training (EMST) at home. This guide will help the patient and their family keep track of each repetition and know when to increase the resistance. <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>