The Bigger Picture on Videofluoroscopy At the Dysphagia Café blog, guest authors Catriona M. Steele, Ashwini Namasivayam and Carly Barbon provide tips on what to do—and what not to do—when completing a videofluoroscopic evaluation. “Videofluoroscopy is often used to confirm clinical suspicions with regard to the presence or absence of aspiration, in addition to directly ... Blogjam
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The Bigger Picture on Videofluoroscopy
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The Bigger Picture on Videofluoroscopy
The ASHA Leader, June 2014, Vol. 19, 18. doi:10.1044/leader.BGJ2.19062014.18
The ASHA Leader, June 2014, Vol. 19, 18. doi:10.1044/leader.BGJ2.19062014.18
At the Dysphagia Café blog, guest authors Catriona M. Steele, Ashwini Namasivayam and Carly Barbon provide tips on what to do—and what not to do—when completing a videofluoroscopic evaluation.
“Videofluoroscopy is often used to confirm clinical suspicions with regard to the presence or absence of aspiration, in addition to directly observing physiology and important details that are not visible at the bedside,” they write. “However, the purpose of the VFSS should not simply be to detect aspiration, but also to explore and confirm the effectiveness of selected approaches to intervention.”
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