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Table 1 Data collection procedures and the study outcomes

From: Fast-track- recovery surgery with a whey-protein-infused carbohydrate-loading drink pre-operatively and early oral feeding post-operatively among surgical gynaecological cancer patients: study protocol of an open-labelled, randomised controlled trial

Procedure/parametersLocationBaselinePre-operationPost-operationPost-operative hospitalisationDischarge1 month post discharge
EnrolmentClinic      
AllocationClinic      
Data collectionWard      
Age      
Ethnicity      
Education level      
Employment status      
Marital status      
Diagnosis      
Other comorbidity      
Cancer stage      
ASA score      
Height     
Weight changes in the past 1month      
Body composition (weight, muscle mass, FM, FFM and MUAC)     
Handgrip strength     
PG-SGA      
Dietary recall    
Haemoglobin level     
Glucose level     
C-reactive protein     
Albumin     
Length of post-operative stay      
Length of bowel function      
Length of solid-food toleraance      
Length of clear-fluid tolerance      
Post-operative complications (PONV, ileus and infection)      
Readmission within 1 month post discharge      
Reason for readmission (infection, and wound debridement)      
  1. ASA American Society of Anaesthesiologists, FM fat mass, FFM fat-free mass, MUAC mid-upper-arm circumference, PG-SGA Patient Generated Subjective Global Assessment, PONV post-operative nausea and vomiting