Flashcards in Evaluation, Assessments and Referral of Swallowing Deck (6)
Evaluation of swallowing consists of....
1. thyroid cartilage
2. anterior neck
3. laryngeal elevation
what is palpated for masses?
laryngeal elevation, anterior neck, or thyroid cartilage?
what is examined during swallowing?
anterior neck, thyroid cartilage, or laryngeal elevation?
what should be mobilized gently side to side?
laryngeal elevation, anterior neck or thyroid cartilage?
how do you assess swallowing?
1. drink a few ounces of water
2. swallow promptly
3. no significant retention after swallowing