barium swallow

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barium swallow

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The off-going nurse mentioned he had been taken for a cookie swallow evaluation, also known as a barium swallow study.
The oncoming nurse learned in report the patient underwent a cookie swallow test, indicating the patient's ability to swallow was in question.