Dysphagia

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jls678
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4991
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Dysphagia
Updated:
2010-01-24 15:59:01
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Swallowing
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  1. Define: Dysphagia
    difficulty swallowing
  2. Define: Aphagia
    inability to swallow anything
  3. Define Aspriration
    food and liquids or secretions pass into airway below the true vocal folds
  4. Define: Malnutrition
    Results from inability to ingest food safely reluctance to eat, or fear of eating or drinking due to past swallowing problems, or the inability to digest or absorb ingested nutrients.
  5. How is swallowing voluntary and involuntary?
  6. Who is part of the swallowing team?
    SLP, physician, nursing, social services, family, and client
  7. Define: Mastication
    Chewing
  8. What is non oral feeding/
    Tube feeding-artificial life support (need court order to remove)
  9. Define Deglutition
    Act of swallowing

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