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Table 4 Complications

From: Enhanced protein-energy provision via the enteral route in critically ill patients: a single center feasibility trial of the PEP uP protocol

  Before
(n = 20)
After
(n = 30)
P-value
Vomiting 0.38
No 17 (85%) 28 (93.3%)  
Yes 3 (15%) 2 (6.7%)  
Regurgitation 0.16
No 18 (90%) 30 (100%)  
Yes 2 (10%) 0  
Macro aspiration 0.16
No 18 (90%) 30 (100%)  
Yes 2 (10%) 0  
Pneumonia (48 hours after ICU admission) 0.45
No 15 (75%) 26 (86.7%)  
Yes 5 (25%) 4 (13.3%)  
  1. ICU, intensive care unit