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Table 2 Swallowing screening test

From: Cortical recovery of swallowing function in wound botulism

  1stmeasurement 2ndmeasurement Control group
Maximum bolus size (ml) 5 15 20 +/- 0
Volume per swallow (ml) 6 7.89 29.49. +/- 15.25
Duration per swallow (sec) 4.72 0.98 1.19 +/- .49
Swallowing capacity (ml/s) 1.27 8.06 24.49 +/- 5.21
  1. Results of the swallowing screening tests and dysphagia limit. For the data of the control group mean +/- standard deviation are presented. Swallowing ability of the patient improved dramatically during the 4 days separating the two measurements. Her swallowing ability during the second measurement was still impaired in comparison to the healthy control group.