Tracheotomy and Swallowing The issue of tracheotomy tubes and swallowing has been a topic of ongoing interest and concern for clinicians who work with this patient population. The following article will review evidence regarding the effects of tracheotomy tubes on swallowing as well as information to guide clinicians who perform swallowing evaluations with ... Article
Article  |   June 01, 2014
Tracheotomy and Swallowing
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Debra M. Suiter
    University of Kentucky Voice and Swallow Clinic, Lexington, KY
  • Debra M. Suiter

    Financial Disclosure: Debra M. Suiter is Director of the Voice and Swallow Clinic at the University of Kentucky.

    Nonfinancial Disclosure: Debra M. Suiter has previously published in the subject area.

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Swallowing, Dysphagia & Feeding Disorders / Article
Article   |   June 01, 2014
Tracheotomy and Swallowing
SIG 13 Perspectives on Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders (Dysphagia), June 2014, Vol. 23, 100-105. doi:10.1044/sasd23.3.100
SIG 13 Perspectives on Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders (Dysphagia), June 2014, Vol. 23, 100-105. doi:10.1044/sasd23.3.100

The issue of tracheotomy tubes and swallowing has been a topic of ongoing interest and concern for clinicians who work with this patient population. The following article will review evidence regarding the effects of tracheotomy tubes on swallowing as well as information to guide clinicians who perform swallowing evaluations with patients with tracheotomy tubes.

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