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COVID-19 and Dysphagia Outcomes

COVID-19 and Dysphagia Outcomes

COVID-19 and Dysphagia Outcomes by Karen Sheffler, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S of SwallowStudy.com Introduction to COVID-19 and Dysphagia Outcomes This article was written from the July 2021 viewpoint. It has been well over one year since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic... Read More
5 Dysphagia Tips for Students & New Speech-Language Pathologists

5 Dysphagia Tips for Students & New Speech-Language Pathologists

Dysphagia Tips for Students & New Speech-Language Pathologists by Karen Sheffler, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S of SwallowStudy.com As the snow melts and the first buds of spring will be coming out across the nation, graduate students who have been cramming in the data and... Read More
High-Flow Nasal Cannula (HFNC): Does it increase dysphagia & aspiration risk?

High-Flow Nasal Cannula (HFNC): Does it increase dysphagia & aspiration risk?

High-Flow Nasal Cannula (HFNC): Does it increase dysphagia & aspiration risk? by Karen Sheffler, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S of SwallowStudy.com Introduction & Questions about High-Flow Nasal Cannula Can I feed my patient when she is on high-flow nasal cannula (HFNC)... Read More
Diet Modification Without Mastication Evaluation?

Diet Modification Without Mastication Evaluation?

Diet Modification Without Complete Mastication Evaluation? by Karen Sheffler, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S of SwallowStudy.com Introduction I remember encouraging my toddler to play with his food. We had our favorite games. One was to close our eyes and guess what food we were... Read More