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Table 1 Patient flow through the study

From: Liver dysfunction associated with artificial nutrition in critically ill patients

Patients admitted to the intensive care unit 3,409
Patients without artificial nutrition 2,653
Patients with artificial nutrition 756
Patients excluded 31
Patients studied 725
Patients on total parenteral nutrition 303
   Patients also receiving enteral nutrition* 122
Patients on enteral nutrition 422
   Patients also receiving total parenteral nutrition** 67
  1. * Group of patients who received enteral nutrition after TPN
  2. ** Group of patients who received TPN after enteral nutrition