Radiographic Positioning: Radiographic Positioning of a Modified Ba Swallow
DEGLUTITION STUDY (Modified Barium Swallow)
When doing this exam, the fluoroscopy unit and VCR/TV/Audio are used (must have VCR remote). Have ready before exam time.
Each case must be put on a separate VHS tape and labeled with the patient's name and/or patient's x-ray number, DHON. This can be labeled permanently on VCR film. Be sure to include fluorscopy time on patient's history sheet. See below programming of VCR:
This procedure must be done with a Speech Pathologist and a Radiologist. The technologist is to assist. An assortment of thin/thick/paste barium needs to be ready. The Speech Pathologist will bring in additional supplies if needed.