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SLP Clinical Connection - Champions Corner

Posted by ACP - Accelerated Care Plus on Jan 12, 2023 8:00:00 AM

 

 

 

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Topics: Dysphagia, Speech Rehab, SLP Clinical Connection

Improving Swallow Ability

Posted by ACP - Accelerated Care Plus on Dec 20, 2022 2:00:00 PM

This 81-year-old woman was admitted to a skilled nursing facility following hospitalization for acute respiratory failure. She was intubated (tube inserted in airway to assist with breathing), had pneumonia caused by aspiration (material entering the lungs), and oropharyngeal dysphagia (difficulty chewing and swallowing). As a result, she was referred for speech language pathology (SLP) services. Although she had a history of dysphagia from previous spinal surgery, she was able to consume a diet of regular food and thin liquids prior to this hospitalization.

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Topics: Dysphagia, Patient Success Story

SLP Clinical Connection

Posted by ACP - Accelerated Care Plus on Dec 15, 2022 11:53:03 AM

Respiratory Research Summary:

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Topics: Dysphagia, Speech Rehab, SLP Clinical Connection

SLP Clinical Connection - Focused Clinical Application

Posted by ACP - Accelerated Care Plus on Nov 14, 2022 2:02:50 PM

Foundational Exercises Using OmniFlow® Breathing Therapy Biofeedback System

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Topics: Dysphagia, Speech Rehab, SLP Clinical Connection

Improving Swallow Ability

Posted by ACP - Accelerated Care Plus on Oct 27, 2022 7:00:00 AM

 

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Topics: Dysphagia, Patient Success Story

SLP Clinical Connection - Celebrating Success

Posted by ACP - Accelerated Care Plus on Oct 13, 2022 10:45:00 AM

 

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Topics: Dysphagia, Speech Rehab, SLP Clinical Connection

Improving Swallow Ability

Posted by ACP - Accelerated Care Plus on Sep 28, 2022 1:15:00 PM

This 83-year-old gentleman was admitted to a skilled nursing facility following hospitalization for a bilateral hemisphere stroke (affecting both sides of the brain). As a result, he developed opharyngeal dysphagia (difficulty chewing and swallowing). He was placed on a modified diet and referred to speech-language pathology services to improve swallowing ability. Prior to his stroke, this gentleman lived alone and consumed a regular diet and drank thin liquids.

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Topics: Dysphagia, Patient Success Story

SLP Clinical Connection - Champions Corner

Posted by ACP - Accelerated Care Plus on Sep 20, 2022 12:00:00 PM

Bernadette, Savannah, Brooke

 

Team Champions
Bernadette Guy, M.S., CCC-SLP, Savannah Smith, M.A., CCC-SLP, and Brooke Hierholzer, M.S., CFY-SLP, comprise the speech-language pathology (SLP) team at Dolphin Pointe Health Care Center in Jacksonville, FL. They have excelled with implementation of OmniME™ (Synchrony Dysphagia Solutions by ACP® and OmniFlow® Breathing Therapy Biofeedback System).

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Topics: Dysphagia, Speech Rehab, SLP Clinical Connection

SLP Clinical Connection

Posted by ACP - Accelerated Care Plus on Aug 16, 2022 8:00:00 AM

Respiratory Muscle Training Research Summaries:

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Topics: Dysphagia, Speech Rehab, SLP Clinical Connection

Improving Swallow Ability

Posted by ACP - Accelerated Care Plus on Aug 9, 2022 12:00:00 PM

This 53-year-old woman with multiple sclerosis (MS) was admitted to a transitional care unit following hospitalization for aspiration pneumonia with sepsis (life-threatening body response to infection). She had severe weakness and oropharyngeal dysphagia (difficulty swallowing). As a result, she was referred for rehabilitation services including speech therapy to improve her swallow function. This woman has a history of dysphagia with swallowing treatments due to her MS diagnosis, but prior to hospitalization she consumed a regular diet with thin liquids.

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Topics: Dysphagia, Patient Success Story

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