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Dysphagia and Feeding Issues Ask the Experts

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The Importance of Swallow Screenings

Angela Mansolillo, MA, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

April 1, 2020

Why should swallow screenings be done?   Read More


Aspiration Pneumonia

Angela Mansolillo, MA, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

May 10, 2019

Does dysphagia lead to aspiration pneumonias?   Read More

 


Improving Medication Administration for People with Dysphagia

Angela Mansolillo, MA, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

February 25, 2019

How can SLPs improve medication administration and decrease medication errors for patients with swallowing impairment?   Read More


Eosinophilic Esophagitis

Rhonda Mattingly, Ed.D, CCC-SLP

April 16, 2018

What is eosinophilic esophagitis and how is it diagnosed?   Read More

  


Modifying the Environment during Mealtime

Amber B. Heape, ClinScD, CCC-SLP, CDP

March 26, 2018

What are some ways to modify the environment at mealtime to assist a patient with dementia?   Read More

  


Drug-Induced Dysphagia

Amber B. Heape, ClinScD, CCC-SLP, CDP

March 7, 2018

How do medications increase the likelihood of dysphagia?   Read More

  


Changes to Healthcare that Impact Rehabilitation

October 23, 2017

What are some of the current changes to the healthcare industry that will directly impact rehabilitation disciplines, especially speech-language pathology?   Read More

     


Short-term Versus Long-term Options for Alternate Nutrition and Hydration

Denise Dougherty, MA, SLP

March 27, 2017

What are the short-term versus long-term options for alternate nutrition and hydration?   Read More

 


Medicare's Requirement for Swallowing Assessments

Renee Kinder, MS, CCC-SLP, RAC-CT

March 13, 2017

What does Medicare expect to see in a swallowing assessment?   Read More

   


Clefting's Impact on Oral Feeding

Ann Clonan, M.Ed, CCC-SLP, Brenda Thompson, MA, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

March 6, 2017

What is the impact of a cleft lip and/or palate on oral feeding in infants?   Read More

  


Short Gut Syndrome

Abby Mathews, MA, CCC-SLP, Luann Stevens, MA, CCC-SLP

January 30, 2017

What is short gut syndrome and how is it managed?   Read More

  


Readiness Indicators for Oral Feeding in Infants

Claire Miller, PhD, MHA, CCC-SLP, Debbie Dorr, MA, CCC-SLP

January 23, 2017

What are some indicators that would suggest an infant is ready for oral feeding?   Read More

 


Reasons for Floppy Dentures

Denise Dougherty, MA, SLP

January 16, 2017

What causes floppy dentures?   Read More

 


Dehydration in the Aging Population

Denise Dougherty, MA, SLP

January 4, 2017

Why is dehydration a common problem with aging patients?   Read More

  


Home Health Care Services for the Pediatric Population

Leandre Gerwin, MA, CCC-SLP, Kirsten Keppner, MS, CCC-SLP, Katie Mikkilineni, MS, CCC-SLP

December 19, 2016

What are some consideration for determining if a child should receive home health care services?   Read More

  


What is Sarcopenia?

Denise Dougherty, MA, SLP

December 7, 2016

What is sarcopenia and how does it impact swallowing?   Read More

  


Challenges of Providing Home Health Care Services

Leandre Gerwin, MA, CCC-SLP, Kirsten Keppner, MS, CCC-SLP, Katie Mikkilineni, MS, CCC-SLP

November 15, 2016

What are some challenges of providing home health care services to the pediatric population?   Read More

  


Ensuring Patients and Families Understand Medical Instructions

Michelle Tristani, MS, CCC-SLP

September 23, 2016

How can I help ensure a patient and his or her family understand medical instructions?   Read More

    


Informed Consent

Tammy Wigginton, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

September 9, 2016

What are the main components of informed consent?   Read More

  


Predictors of Aspiration

Debra Suiter, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

August 29, 2016

What are some predictors of aspiration?   Read More