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Table 2 Nutritional targets and interventions

From: Effect of initial calorie intake via enteral nutrition in critical illness: a meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials

Study Duration of study (days) Daily target calorie supply (Kcal/kg) Mean daily percentage of caloric goal (%) Mean daily protein intake (g/kg)
LE HE LE HE LE HE
Arabi et al. [21] 7 N/A1 N/A1 59.0 71.4 65.2%2 63.7%2
Braunschweig et al. [22] 20 25-30 25-30 55.4 84.7 0.68 0.95
Charles et al. [23] 10-12 25-30 25-30 40.5 73 1.1 1.1
Desachy et al. [24] 5 25 25 76 95 N/A N/A
Peake et al. [25] 10 25-30 25-30 72 102 1.05 1.02
Rice et al. [26] 7 25-30 25-30 15 74.8 0.17 0.85
Rice et al. [27] 6 25-30 25-30 25 80 N/A N/A
Taylor et al. [28] 7 35 35 36.8 59.2 0.57 1.03
  1. 1The caloric requirement was estimated using the Harris-Benedict equation and adjusted for stress factors. 2The percentage of protein requirement was calculated on the basis of patient condition and underlying diseases. HE, high-energy; LE, low-energy; N/A, not available.