(27a) Swallowing Status: Admission

SAS Name

A code used to describe the patient's swallowing status at time of admission.

Code Code value
01 Tube/Parenteral Feeding: tube/parenteral feeding used wholly or partially as a means of sustenance
02 Modified Food Consistency/Supervision: subject requires modified food consistency and/or needs supervision for safety
03 Regular Food: solids and liquids swallowed safely without supervision or modified food consistency