BED: Bedside Evaluation of Dysphagia – Revised Edition
A streamlined, bedside, swallowing evaluation process with both a standard screen or short form. The manual contains administration instructions as well as describing clinical implications of each type of disorder and provides diet consistency recommendations, compensatory strategies, and rehab strategies to try. There are four components of the evaluation: 1.) Prescreening to identify non-physiological factors, 2.) Oral motor assessment to evaluation structure and function and touch sensitivity of lips, cheecks, tongue, and soft palate and suspected damage to sensory or motor nerves, and 3.) Oral-pharyngeal dysphagia symptoms assessment to measure abilities by administering foods and liquids.
||Manual,5 Standard forms, and 25 Short Forms.
||15 to 45 minutes