Dysphagia: How is it assessed?
Look, feel, listen for signs of dysphagia using a stethoscope at
An x-ray where food and drink is mixed with barium so we can see
exactly what happens when we swallow.
Fibreoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of
A small endoscope is passed through the nose to visualise the
larynx (voice box) and airway during the swallow.
'As I was very, very nervous, I must have been the worst patient
ever and they were brilliant with me and I can't thank them enough
- could you please pass on my sincere thanks.'
Patient, Hysteroscopy Unit, Chester-le-Street Community