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Spoon pressure test:

- Use the side of the spoon to cut or cut food into small pieces

- Use your thumb to press the food with the bottom of the spoon (the food sample should be about the same size as your fingernail, i.e. 1.5 x 1.5 cm) until your thumbnail turns white. The food will be flattened and changed in shape. Food will not return to its original shape after the spoon is removed



The International Dysphagia Diet Standardization Initiative (IDDSI)

Standard Guide to Nursing Food Spoon Pressure Test - Level 6: Soft and Bite Size

  • The video teaching content is for reference only. Before eating, patients are advised to consult speech therapists and relevant professionals to assess their personal dietary level and eat according to instructions.

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