Swallowing Disorders

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Department
Rehabilitation Sciences
Course
Rehabilitation Sciences 3061A/B
Professor
Dennis Chesworth
Semester
Winter

Description
Swallowing Disordersswallowingcoordination btw mouth pharynx larynxand esophagus hyoid only bone in laryngeal area attention to true and false vocal foldsThree Stages of SwallowingOral Stage y Oral preparatory stage o Manipulatingchewingcontrolling bolus y Oral propulsive stage o Tongue pulls bolus back where reflex is triggered Pharyngeal Stage y Onset of reflex triggered o Carries bolus through pharynx y Eppiglottic deflection false fold closure true fold closuremaking sure bolus does not enter trachea Esophageal Stage y UES Sphincter opens peristaltic wave carries bolus into stomach and out of danger Swallowing Orientation
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