Rehab administrators answer questions regarding thickening. IPRC archives information collected by the Pediatric Rehab Administrator’s ListServ as a public service to the entire Pediatric Rehabilitation Community. All information is posted in summary format and has been de-identified. Search through past queries for responses to rehabilitation related questions.
1, Do you use thickening products in your NICU? If so, what do you use for formula and breast milk?
2. Do you use thickening products for your outpatients? If so, what do you use?
3. Do you have a protocol for when you initiate thickened liquids (age, weight, etc)?
4. Do you ever consider thickening prior to a standardized assessment such as VFSS or FEES?