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By: Karen Sheffler

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...

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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)...

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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...

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Are We Ready for Post-Extubation Dysphagia (COVID-19)?

Are We Ready for Post-Extubation Dysphagia (COVID-19)?

Are We Ready for Post-Extubation Dysphagia? By Karen Sheffler, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S of SwallowStudy.com I have a secret! I have been wanting to write a definitive blog about post-extubation dysphagia for years. However, I have shied away from it, as there have been no...

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They Just Won’t Eat: Instrumental Exams & Teamwork

They Just Won’t Eat: Instrumental Exams & Teamwork

They Just Won’t Eat: Instrumental Exams Allow for Person-Centered Evaluations, Education & Counseling By Katrina Woodward, MS, CCC-SLP, CDP, VP at SDX Dysphagia Experts in collaboration with Karen Sheffler, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S of SwallowStudy.com Looking back at my...

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