What is Chin-Tuck eating and drinking?

Category: Lifestyle Modifications

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In general, a chin tuck is a head position that places the chin slightly downward towards the individual’s chest. Regardless of the exact execution of the chin tuck, it is a position that can improve the probability of taking a bite of food, chewing it, and swallowing it safely.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Chin-Tuck eating and drinking

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Chin-Tuck eating and drinking

Dosage Patients
4 other all the time (24/7) 1

Duration

Currently using Chin-Tuck eating and drinking

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 0
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1 patient evaluation for Chin-Tuck eating and drinking

Dec 30, 2009 (Started Aug 30, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for swallowing difficulty (dysphagia))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 4 other All the time (24/7)
Advice & Tips: I choke while eating and drinking unless I chin-tuck. I cannot drink from a glass, a fountain, or a bottle; I cannot drink through a straw. Drinking from a bowl really helps. I always carry one with me (in my walker).

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