Medical Blog Writing
Medical Blog Writing
Medical Speech-Language Pathology and Dysphagia
Stay up–to–date in your evidence-based practice in the field of swallowing and swallowing disorders (dysphagia). Read, comment, and ask questions on my latest collection of blogs summarizing the latest research and hot topics.
Some of our latest blog posts
The United States IDDSI Reference Group (USIRG) has been hard at work since 2020. IDDSI is the International Dysphagia Diet Standardization Initiative -- a global wave to standardize dysphagia diets for the safety of people with dysphagia. I have been blogging about...
COVID-19 Pandemic and Dysphagia Management Outcomes by Karen Sheffler, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S of SwallowStudy.com It has been well over one year since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic that changed our medical speech-language pathology (SLP) practice patterns and...
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...
Evidence-based articles about dysphagia to help people with dysphagia, promote patient safety, and provide content marketing for products.
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The Proof is in the Pudding: A Tribute to Dr. Steven Leder & His Contributions to FEES
This article explored the now 30-year history of FEES, with a special focus on Dr. Leder’s work from 1997 to 2016 (references are listed chronologically to reflect history). Karen reviewed Dr. Leder’s early contributions, research regarding the benefits of FEES, some of his work with specific populations, and finally other exam considerations (i.e., the use of dyes and the need for a residue rating scale).
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