- Feeding and Swallowing Assessments
- Oral Hygiene and Dental Care
- Lingual Frenulum Function (Ankyloglossia)
Swallowing Assessment: 1 Key Question
To guide a thorough swallowing assessment, answer the following question:
- 1. Is swallowing safe?
- Are there signs and symptoms of decreased airway protection?
- Can physiological and respiratory stability improve safe oral feeding?
- Can compensatory strategies or diet modifications improve safe oral feeding?