3 Ounces Is All You Need Accurate screening of individuals who are at risk for oropharyngeal dysphagia is critically important because of the negative outcomes associated with the disorder. This article provides a review of a recently published study in which results of the 3-ounce water swallow test were compared with results of instrumental dysphagia testing. ... Article
Article  |   December 01, 2009
3 Ounces Is All You Need
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Debra M. Suiter
    VA Medical Center, Memphis, Memphis, TN
  • Steven B. Leder
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
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Swallowing, Dysphagia & Feeding Disorders / Articles
Article   |   December 01, 2009
3 Ounces Is All You Need
SIG 13 Perspectives on Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders (Dysphagia), December 2009, Vol. 18, 111-116. doi:10.1044/sasd18.4.111
SIG 13 Perspectives on Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders (Dysphagia), December 2009, Vol. 18, 111-116. doi:10.1044/sasd18.4.111
Abstract

Accurate screening of individuals who are at risk for oropharyngeal dysphagia is critically important because of the negative outcomes associated with the disorder. This article provides a review of a recently published study in which results of the 3-ounce water swallow test were compared with results of instrumental dysphagia testing. Clinical implications are discussed.

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