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Table 2 Features of the clinical context, in which FEES was carried out

From: Safety and clinical impact of FEES – results of the FEES-registry

Setting (N = 2401)
 Outpatient service 216 (9.0)
 Acute care facility 1692 (70.5)
 Rehabilitation facility 493 (20.5)
Level of care (for inpatients, N = 1735)
 Normal ward 808 (46.6)
 Intermediate care unit 539 (31.1)
 Intensive care unit 388 (22.4)
Examiner’s profession (N = 2389)
 Physician involved 1404 (58.8)
 SLT involved 2282 (95.5)
 SLT alone 985 (41.2)
Examiner’s experience (N = 2401)
  < 30 FEES 420 (17.7)
 30–200 FEES 609 (25.6)
 201–500 389 (16.4)
  > 500 960 (40.4)
Examination time (min.) (N = 2362) 9.84 (5.89)