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Table 2 Reintam’s gastrointestinal failure (GIF) score

From: Predictive value of transabdominal intestinal sonography 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 diarrhea) or IAH
3 Food intolerance and IAH
4 Abdominal compartment syndrome