[PDF] Videofluoroscopic evaluation of oropharyngeal swallowing function (VFS) : the role of speech and language therapists : RCSLT Position Paper 2013

Source:
Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists - RCSLT
Publisher:
Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists
Publication date:
01 February 2013

Abstract

This position paper describes speech and language therapy contribution to videofluoroscopic evaluation of oropharyngeal swallowing disorders (VFS). Speech and language therapists (SLTs) have a key role in delivering this clinical service in a multidisciplinary context. This position paper is directed at all SLTs leading and participating in VFS clinics, and at those SLTs considering setting up such clinics.