Month: August 2016

Posted onAugust 31, 2016

"Pressure Ulcer" is changing to "Pressure Injury"

A good article by Board-certified general surgeon Bardia Anvar, M.D.  medical director of Skilled Wound Care, appeared in McKnight’s News August 12th describes the reasoning and rationale of changing the term pressure ulcer to “pressure injury”. “The National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel, which serves as

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Posted onAugust 21, 2016

Banana Flakes and prebiotic for diarrhea from C. diff.

Clostridium difficile is an  infection that kills nearly 30,000 people annually and sickens hundreds of thousands more. Banatrol Plus helps control diarrhea from C. diff infection two ways: 1) the soluble fiber in Banatrol is clinically proven to reduce the

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Posted onAugust 5, 2016

Prebiotics are a food source for beneficial bacteria in the gut

Each packet of Banatrol Plus contains 2.75 grams of Bimuno, a prebiotic transgalactooligosaccharide, which is a food source for the beneficial bacteria that reside in the gut or colon. Unlike probiotics, prebiotics are not live bacteria/fungal spores so they are

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