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inability to swallow anything
food and liquids or secretions pass into airway below the true vocal folds
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.
How is swallowing voluntary and involuntary?
Who is part of the swallowing team?
SLP, physician, nursing, social services, family, and client
What is non oral feeding/
Tube feeding-artificial life support (need court order to remove)
Act of swallowing