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Table 3 Nutritional parameters

From: The effect of cisatracurium infusion on the energy expenditure of critically ill patients: an observational cohort study

  Total (n = 122)
NUTRIC score at admissionMedian [IQR]6 [4–7]
 ▪ Low risk (0–4 points)N (%)35 (29.9)
 ▪ High risk (5–9 points)N (%)82 (71.1)
Nutritional routea N (%) 
 ▪ Enteral 91 (91.9)
 ▪ Parenteral 6 (6.1)
 ▪ Both 2 (2.0)
Average caloric intake (kcal/day)bMean (±SD)831 (612)
  1. NUTRIC Nutrition Risk in Critically ill [20], IQR interquartile range, SD standard deviation
  2. aNutritional route during the first 24 h of ICU admission
  3. bAverage caloric and protein intake during the first day of cisatracurium administration (kcal/day)