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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: A supplemental intravenous amino acid infusion sustains a positive protein balance for 24 hours in critically ill patients

  Admission diagnosis SAPS III SOFA day 1 SOFA day 2 ICU LoS*
Completed full protocol (included in primary analysis)
Patient 1 Respiratory failure 44 3 3 3
Patient 2 Respiratory failure 48 11 7 6
Patient 3 Mediastinitis 45 8 7 11
Patient 4 Respiratory failure 59 1 1 3
Patient 6 Meningitis 66 1 1 6
Patient 10 Respiratory failure 34 6 5 10
Patient 11 Respiratory failure 64 3 3 5
Patient 12 GI bleed 68 3 2 18
Completed part of protocol (included in secondary analysis)
Patient 5 Peritonitis 51 7 7 3
Patient 7 Respiratory failure 52 4 - 3
Patient 8 Trauma 35 - 2 6
Patient 9 Respiratory failure 60 2 - 7
  1. SOFA sequential organ failure assessment, SAPS III simplified acute physiology score III, LoS length of stay, GI gastrointestinal
  2. *LoS on first study day