Medical Speech Pathology

Curiosity, Dialogue, and Knowledge

Oral tongue vs. Base of Tongue in Normal Swallow Function

Oral Tongue vs. Base of Tongue in Normal Swallow Function  Jerilyn A. Logemann, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, BRS-S The oral tongue receives neural control from the cortex and the 12th cranial nerve … Continue reading

July 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

3 Ounces of Water

Dr. Debra Suiter and Dr. Steven Leder have done a great job with the research behind the decision tree that I’m posting below.  I made this diagram up based on … Continue reading

June 18, 2012 · 1 Comment

Quality vs. Quantity (or is it Safety?)

In medicine, if there is an acronym be warned… it’s probably Latin.  NPO stands for nil per os~ nothing by mouth.  If the acronym instead was NFD~ no food or … Continue reading

April 19, 2012 · 3 Comments