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Table 2 Criteria for withdrawal

From: Targeted full energy and protein delivery in critically ill patients: a study protocol for a pilot randomised control trial (FEED Trial)

Criteria Measure
Feed intolerance Tolerating < 40% of requirements via the enteral route for ≥ 3 days
Renal failure If eGFR is < 25% and the patient is not commenced on continuous renal replacement therapy within 2 days
Severe oedema > 5 L positive fluid balance, without alternative way to manage fluid balance and attending physician assesses the feed volume and additional protein to be impacting on the patients treatment after the above volume considerations have been implemented
Diarrhoea ≥ 500 ml per day or five bowel actions
Intensivist or attending physician request No parameter
Participant/person responsible request to withdraw No parameter