The Passy Muir Swallowing Self Training Device "PMSST"

Completed

Phase N/A Results

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- Stroke or post radiation for the treatment of head and neck cancer
- Dysphagia with a score of 2 or greater on the Penetration/Aspiration Scale OR a Mann Assessment of Swallowing Ability ordinal risk rating of "probable" or "definite"

Exclusion Criteria

- Neck injury
- Epilepsy
- Neurological disorder other than stroke
- Psychiatric illness other than depression
- Uncontrolled gastroesophageal reflux disease
- Inability to communicate secondary to significant speech or language problems
- Inability to maintain alertness for 1 hour
- Significant health concerns that would put the participant at risk