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1

Evaluation of swallowing consists of....

1. thyroid cartilage
2. anterior neck
3. laryngeal elevation

2

what is palpated for masses?
laryngeal elevation, anterior neck, or thyroid cartilage?

Anterior Neck

3

what is examined during swallowing?
anterior neck, thyroid cartilage, or laryngeal elevation?

laryngeal elevation

4

what should be mobilized gently side to side?
laryngeal elevation, anterior neck or thyroid cartilage?

Thyroid cartilage

5

how do you assess swallowing?

1. drink a few ounces of water
2. swallow promptly
3. no significant retention after swallowing

6

when do you refer?

1. delayed swallowing
2. drooling
3. coughing
4. throat clearing
5. change in voice quality