Resetting an entity_load cache bin in Drupal 7 can have more drastic consequences than in previous versions of Drupal, as we can have persistent load caches in place of the PHP static memory cache.
Instead, wherever possible, only flush the necessary entities from the cache, using
In this case,
webform_node_update() can use
entity_load_unchanged() to re-generate the specific node in question, without wiping out the entire node load cache.