Normal swallow diagram
The Four Phases of the Normal Adult Swallow Process. The normal adult swallowing process includes four phases: (Some clinicians include a pre-oral phase which would then include five (5) swallowing
phases instead of four (4). My belief is that this fifth phase, The Pre-Oral Prep Phase that includes all feeding such as looking at Cited by: 365Publish Year: 2008Author: Koichiro Matsuo, Koichiro Matsuo, Jeffrey B. Palmer Normal Swallowing. The epiglottis flips backward or retroflexes over the opening to the larynx, like a lid covering the larynx and trachea during the swallow. While this helps to protect the airway from food material entering, it also allows for the tongue base to now clear the food out of the vallecula. Dysphagia-difficulty of swallowing Feeding - term is limited to the placement of food in the mouth, the manipulation of food in the oral cavity prior to the initiation of the swallow, including mastication if necessary, and the oral stage of the swallow when the bolus is propelled backward by the tongue. Diagram of normal swallowing of a liquid bolus based on a
videofluorographic recording. ( A ) The bolus is held between the anterior surface of the tongue and hard palate, in a “swallow-ready” position (end of oral-preparatory stage). Start studying Dysphagia: Anatomy of Normal Swallowing. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Overview. The structures involved with the process of swallowing include the tongue, teeth, epiglottis, and esophagus. The teeth are used to grind and chop up food into tiny
pieces, while the glands in the mouth moisten the food with saliva. Swallowing and Dysphagia (with Animation) Dysphagia (swallowing disorders) This video is available for licensing on Alila Medical Media website. This entry was posted in
Ear, Nose, Throat (ENT), Gastroenterology (digestive) and tagged anatomy, conditions, diagrams, digestion, digestive, Carla Fedor, RN, CDDN Continuum of Care University of New Mexico School of Medicine . Normal Adult Swallow Physiology The normal adult swallowing process includes four phases: or breathing while resting may seem faster than normal.