Dysphagia

Excellent visual tool to aid professionals in educating patients and families about swallowing disorders. This app features state-of-the-art animations ...

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Description

Excellent visual tool to aid professionals in educating patients and families about swallowing disorders. This app features state-of-the-art animations derived from MBSImP™ research on swallowing physiology and impairment. The custom-designed video animations accurately depict normal swallow physiology and provide clear examples of varying physiologic impairments of the swallow. Video controls allow for zoom, slow motion, pause, and frame-by-frame forward and reverse. Also new in this version is a brief audio-visual overview of normal swallow function. Animations are of adult physiology and include: • Normal Swallow, Lateral View • Normal Swallow, A/P View • Example of Penetration with Aspiration • Impairment of Anterior Hyoid Excursion • Impairment of Bolus Hold • Impairment of Bolus Transport • Impairment of Epiglottic Movement • Impairment of Esophageal Clearance • Impairment of Initiation of Pharyngeal Swallow • Impairment of Laryngeal Elevation • Impairment of Laryngeal Vestibular Closure • Impairment of Lip Closure • Impairment of Mastication • Impairment of PES Opening • Impairment of Pharyngeal Contraction • Impairment of Pharyngeal Stripping Wave • Impairment of Soft Palate Elevation • Impairment of Tongue Base Retraction User Notes: • Animations depict adult physiology, including normal swallow. • The animations included in this app accurately represent the anatomy and physiology of normal and impaired swallowing function. They were developed in conjunction with the evidence-based "Modified Barium Swallow Impairment Profile," or MBSImP. • Rarely does one physiologic swallow impairment exist alone. This app highlights primary impairments, but co-existing impairments typically occur and the examples shown here are no exception. • Available for iPhone and iPad.

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Technical specifications

Version: 2.1

Size: 134.73 MB

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Price: 8,76 €

Developed by Northern Speech Services, Inc

Day of release: 2012-02-10

Recommended age: 4+

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