Effects of Barium Concentration

Effects of Barium Concentration

Stokely S., Molfenter SM, Steele CM.  Effects of Barium Concentration on Oropharyngeal Swallow Timing Measures.  Dysphagia (2014) 29: 78-82. This study was completed as prior studies suggest that various aspects of the swallowing process, including timing measures may vary depending on the concentration of barium presented to the patient. Subjects:  20 healthy adults Given:  3 [...]

Swallowing and Dysphagia Rehabilitation: Translating Principles of Neural Plasticity into Clinically Oriented Evidence

Swallowing and Dysphagia Rehabilitation:  Translating Principles of Neural Plasticity into Clinically Oriented Evidence

Robbins J, Butler SG, Daniels SK, Gross RD, Langmore S, Lazarus CL, Martin-Harris B, McCabe D, Musson N, Rosenbek JC.  (2008).  Swallowing and Dysphagia Rehabilitation:  Translating Principles of Neural Plasticity into Clinically Oriented Evidence.  Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 51: S276-S300.   This article breaks down the principles of neural plasticity.   Neural [...]

Usual Care in Dysphagia Rehabilitation

Usual Care in Dysphagia Rehabilitation

What is "Usual Care" in Dysphagia Rehabilitation: A Survey of USA Dysphagia Practice Patterns by Giselle D. Carnaby and Lindsay Harenberg. This article was found on the Dysphagia Journal website DOI 10.1007/s00455-013-9467-8. This article surveyed members of ASHA SIG 13. They were questioned on experience, work setting, schooling and treatment options given a scenario of [...]