June is National Dysphagia Awareness Month
June is National Dysphagia Awareness Month. While over 1 million Americans are diagnosed with dysphagia every year, there is still a lot of misunderstanding as it relates to the condition. Dysphagia can be a challenging diagno[...]
Happy Nurses Week
Nurses are the backbone of our healthcare system. Without their support, agility and flexibility our hospitals, healthcare facilities and support centers would crumble. They are constantly shifting and adapting to the ever cha[...]
Meeting protein needs for the mechanically ventilated patient.
The COVID-19 virus has brought new challenges to the nutritional support of the estimated 960,000 patients who will require mechanical ventilation(1). Many ventilated patients will be sedated using a lipid (fat) based medication ([...]