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Table 3 Participant timeline

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

  Study period Follow-up
Time point Screening D0 D1 D2 D3 D4 D5 D28
Number of visits 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Eligibility criteria x        
Informed consent x        
Allocation x        
Demographic data   x       
APACHE II   x       
SOFA score   x       
Laboratory tests (total serum protein, albumin, prealbumin)   x      x  
Estimation of energy and protein target   x       
Administration of enteral nutrition    x x x x x  
Assessment of tolerance (diarrhea, vomiting, GRV, postpyloric nutrition)    x x x x x  
Assessment of complications    x x x x x  
Assessment of energetic and protein targets    x x x x x  
Assessment of hospital LOS, ICU LOS, and mortality         x