Dedicated to providing information regarding
Cervical Auscultation (CA)
ongoing research and educational opportunities.
If you are curious what makes those swallowing sounds see:
Date Location Topic ASHA approved CEU's
June 27th St. Louis Mo. Cervical Auscultation .8
July 26th Medina Ohio Laboratory Values .6
Neil McKaig and Michael Groher
September Seattle WA. Controversy & Solutions In 1.5
19th & 29th Adult Dysphagia Management
July 12th Indianapolis Ind. Laboratory Values .6
August 2nd Birmingham Ala* Cervical Auscultation .8
*Note to those in the Birmingham Alabama area there has been a request to provide a second
day to include laboratory values. If sufficient interest in generated this workshop may be
provided on August 3rd, 2003.
Consistency variations are being added to the basic research protocol. Details will soon be published. Comments and suggestions are invited.
Description: Cervical Auscultation CA is a low cost adjunct to the bedside assessment for dysphagia. Although it has broad, and growing acceptance, this site is designed to promote research, discussion and constructive debate regarding this technique.
Key words: Dysphagia, cervical auscultation, stethoscopes, swallowing, cervical auscultation research, swallowing problems, medical acoustics, VFSS, VFSS/A, MBS, vfss, mbs, barium swallow, upper GI, medical research, cervical, auscultation.
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