Product Name             Swallaing Mechanism Model

Features

Can confirm the condition of the tube inserted through the nose, while observing the angel

Can learn intermittent tube eating method, while observing the angel

Can grasp the condition of eating by use of bolus model.

Mouth care

The tongue is soft and able to pull out. Can have swallowing drills, study the tongue and muscles surrounding the mouth, and practice absorption.

Neck angle (head angle) can be bent about 15° forward and about 45° backward.

Can comprehend the relation between neck angle (head angle) and movement of windpipe / esophagus.

Practice

Study the mechanism of swallowing

Learn what causes miss-swallowing

Study proper posture when eating and its relation with bed angle

Study neck angle (head angle) and its relation with miss-swallowing

Practice emergency care when food gets stuck

Swallowing drills and practice in giving mouth care

Learn how to insert tube through nose, and the intermittent tube eating method

Study internal mouth absorbency