Can be neuromuscular or mechanical
Oropharyngeal (transfer) dysphagia:
Difficulty transferring from the mouth to the proximal esophagus (difficulty initiat...
Difficulty initiating swallowing
Sensation of food stuck after swallowing
Cough/choke after eating
Impairment of gag reflex and ability to clear bolus
Vigilant airway attention
Position of comfort with suction available
0.9% NS 500 ...
Esophageal obstruction persists despite treatment
Compromised fluid or nutrition status
Inability to protect airway
Unable to tolerate own secretions
Consider foreign-body aspiration in children presenting with dysphagia.
Dysphagia is a common presentation in stroke.
Consider in patients with recurrent pneumonia.
Assess for life-th...
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787.20 Dysphagia, unspecified
787.22 Dysphagia, oropharyngeal phase
787.24 Dysphagia, pharyngoesophageal phase
787.29 Other dysphagia
787.21 Dysphagia, oral phase
787.23 Dysphagia, pharyngeal pha...
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