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Tube Feeding: Enteral Nutrition vs. Parenteral Nutrition

The terms enteral and parenteral look and sound alike. In reality, they mean very different things. The major difference lies in the location where the nutrition is processed. Enteral feeding resorts to the liquid food processed by the GI tract. Patients prescribed enteral feeding consume their meals via tube connecting to their stomach or small intestine.

Enteral Feeding: The What, When, and How

Enteral Feeding or tube feeding helps take nutrition via the mouth or a tube directly to the stomach or small intestine. Enteral feeding is used as a supplement. However, often it makes up their total caloric intake. Read more about enteral feed tubes at HPFY.

Learning to Use the Kimberly-Clark Gastrostomy Feeding Tube

Healthy living has become synonymous with healthy eating. The social media, print media, health journals are all full of the super foods we should eat for maintaining good health. It is all doable as long as we have the ability to orally ingest, chew and digest all those nutritious foods. What happens if we can't do that?

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A tub transfer bench allows the person to enter and exit the shower easily and safely. This equipment straddles the bathtub (two legs outside of the tub and two legs inside of the tub) and allows the user to slide into and out of the tub with or without assistance. A tub transfer bench is wider than a shower chair and normally has adjustable legs to accommodate any bathtub.

Your Guide To Choosing The Best Hospital Bed Mattress

If not given the proper mattress or bed overlay, may end up developing pressure sores where parts of the body come in contact with the mattress. A patient who needs to be in bed most of the day will need constant position changes and a good mattress to protect skin integrity.

Healthy Brain And Cognitive Function In Old Age

Our brain is the control center of our bodies, it regulates bodily functions, stores memories & inherits traits that make us who we are. Exercise, a good diet, & proper sleep keep our body & brain healthy.

Migraine With Aura - Symptoms, Phases, Risk Factors & Treatment

Migraine headaches cause recurrent headaches that can be debilitating. A migraine without aura is known as a common migraine while migraine with aura is called a classic migraine. Other symptoms that occur with migraines include nausea, vomiting, and sensitivity to light or sound.

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