In the US alone, over 15 million patients require oral intubation every year (Turner et al., 2020). Intubation is a traumatic procedure and can have a significant impact on the ability to swallow. These symptoms often go unaddressed. The SLP has an important role to play in recognizing, evaluating, and treating dysphagia in this population.
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