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Table 1 GIF score

From: Gastrointestinal Failure score in critically ill patients: a prospective observational study

Points Clinical symptomatology
0 Normal gastrointestinal function
1 Enteral feeding <50% of calculated needs or no feeding 3 days after abdominal surgery
2 Food intolerance (enteral feeding not applicable due to high gastric aspirate volume, vomiting, bowel distension, or severe diarrhoea) or IAH
3 Food intolerance and IAH
4 Abdominal compartment syndrome
  1. GIF, Gastrointestinal Failure; IAH, intra-abdominal hypertension.