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What You Cannot See at the Bedside
This is a priceless tool for education of staff, students, families, etc. These are clear deficits and pathology on an MBSS that you cannot identify on a bedside swallow evaluation.
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ABOVE and BEYOND
A Patient, Caregiver, and Healthcare Professional Educational Reference Sheets and Handouts for Effective Dysphagia Rehabilitation.
By: Ronda Polansky M.S. CCC-SLP
Over 30 handouts on specific disorders in dysphagia in ONE location to use in your practice, plus a resource section for SLP's on cranial nerve testing, pharyngeal exercises, and treatment techniques. A need to have booklet in your therapy bag!
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The Truth Behind the Fluoro – The MBS evaluation is the only evaluation that can assess all 3 phases of the swallow: Oral, Pharyngeal, and Esophageal. This conference will improve the knowledge and understanding of this diagnostic tool and the wealth of information you can retrieve from this form of evaluation to treat and manage your dysphagia patients.
NPO – Ethical Dilemmas, and Challenging Case Management Decisions
This conference booklet addresses the challenging decision that requires careful assessment of ethics, quality of life, and safety of the patient as well as improving educational skills.
DSI – Dysphagia Scene Investigators
In this conference you learn to identify dysphagia patients, compile evidence, identify other issues by association, become more aware of what you can not see on a BSE, see evidence on an MBSS and close and shut your cases with detailed report writing.
Dysphagia Program Management and Development
This conference covers the knowledge and skills needed by an certified SLP to evaluate and treat dysphagia, improving knowledge of billing and collaboration with other services, including CMS, establish team policies, HIPAA policies, QA and other Ethical considerations.
Controversies in dysphagia
This conference booklet reviews and discusses hot topics in Speech Pathology today such as free water, E-Stim, MBS procedures, DPNS, NPO, syringe feeding etc.
Dysphagia in medical setting
A book of “need to know” information for any SLP working in a medical setting. If you are dealing with the medical well being of a patient then it necessitates the knowledge of the entire medical condition of the patient and the basic understanding of normal nutrition and hydration requirement and medical management of nutrition.
TX if dysphagia after and MBSS
If the MBSS procedure is done correctly and the report gives enough detail to identify the reasons for the dysphagia, for and SLP to proceed there requires a resource of material to guide the therapist with treatment options after the valuation, this book provides treatment options, compensatory strategies, and diet modifications for the oral and pharyngeal phases of the swallows as it relates to the dysphagia seen on the MBSS.
Bedside Swallow Evaluation - Assessment of swallowing disorders forms the basis for developing management strategies. Different assessments provide different kinds of information. Rarely does one form of assessment provide complete diagnostic information. The BSE services as a tool for identifying clinical presentation of dysphagia, determine the need for an instrumental evaluation, and for specifying diagnostic questions to be answered by instrumental evaluations. A BSE is usually the 1st step in a complete assessment.
MBS - The whole picture
Understanding the MBS procedure ranging from policies and procedures, radiation concepts, protocols, treatment, report writing, pt/family education, and video reviews. (used in graduate level courses)
The basics for understanding, treating, and evaluating patients with Tracheostomy with a wealth of resource information and diagrams.
Dining Dysphagia Style
We have so many requests for lists of items on a dysphagia diet. Although consistencies and mind sets vary from facility to facility, we have put together a booklet from professional literature available and the NDDTF as a reference source on DYSPHAGIA DIETS for you to use and share.