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Critical Illness Myopathy

George Barnes, MS, CCC-SLP

May 2, 2022

What is critical illness myopathy and what does it have to do with tracheostomy and ventilation?   Read More

  


Using a Speaking Valve While on a Ventilator

George Barnes, MS, CCC-SLP

March 4, 2022

Can a speaking valve be used while a patient is still on the ventilator?   Read More

  


How Does Proning Impact Swallowing

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

May 13, 2021

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


Post-Swallow Exhalation

February 10, 2021

What is the function of the post-swallow exhalation?   Read More


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

  


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