Good Morning Med-Libbers! I have been asked by our speech pathologist to investigate alternative methods than blue dye for determining dysphagia in the swallowing test. I have checked available databases and have found next to nothing. Is blue dye recommended? Is it used universally? Are there alternatives and what are they? Do you have policies regarding the use of blue dye for the swallowing test? Any help you can give me would be very much appreciated. Cynthia Arnold, Librarian Health Sciences Library Mid Coast Hospital 121 Medical Center Drive Brunswick, ME 04011 Tel: (207) 373-6571 Fax: (207) 373-6588 [log in to unmask] Confidentiality Notice: This e-mail message, including any attachments, is for the sole use of the intended recipient/s and may contain confidential and privileged information. Any unauthorized review, use, disclosure, or distribution is prohibited. If you are not the intended recipient, please contact the sender by reply e-mail and destroy/delete all coies of the original message.