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The High Cost of Diarrhea.

We often forget the high cost diarrhea has to  patients, nursing staff, dietary, physician and environmental services

Personal embarrassment and discomfort to the patient.
Decreased appetite.Banatrol-Plus-News
Dehydration.
Malnutrition.
Increased use of fecal management devices, moisture barriers and incontinence supplies.
Increased risk of urinary tract infections.
Increased demands on the nursing staff, physician, and housekeeping.
Increased use of medications.
Loss of skin integrity with risk of skin breakdown and contamination of existing wounds.
Risk of the spread of C. diff throughout the facility as the infection gets on bed linens, floor and toilet.

The average facility stay for patients in acute care diagnosed with C. diff. is 13.2 days- almost three times as long as the average stay of all other patients and the estimated cost per C. diff infection is  $6,000 to $9,000, with an estimated total cost per year of $1 billion to $1.6 billion in the US.

Banatrol Plus shortens the length of time and severity patients suffer from diarrhea and is the #1 nutritional solution to diarrhea.

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