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Table 1 Energy and protein targets

From: Comparison of continuous versus intermittent enteral nutrition in critically ill patients (COINN): study protocol for a randomized comparative effectiveness trial

BMI Energy BMI Protein
< 30 25–30 kcal/kg of ABW/24 h < 30 1.2–2 g/kg ABW/24 h
30–50 11–14 kcal/kg of ABW/24 h 30–40 2 g/kg ABW/24 h
> 40 2–2.5 g/kg ABW/24 h