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Dysphagia Screen - Patient Population

For which patients should the dysphagia screen be performed?

Any examples are for illustrative purposes only.

Professional recommendations support the use of dysphagia screenings in all stroke patients. It would be up to the organization to determine which type of dysphagia screening would be best used in the stroke patient population and how that would be implemented in a standardized manner throughout the organization.
Manual: Advanced DSC - Acute Stroke Ready Hospital
Chapter: Performance Measurement DSPM
First published date: April 11, 2016 This Standards FAQ was first published on this date.
This page was last updated on October 28, 2021

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