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Table. 1.

Table. 1.

Description of nutritional supplementation practices when supplemental nutrition is implemented

What supplements are used preoperatively? When are supplements given? Duration of preoperative supplements How is supplementation efficacy monitored?
Protein drinks: 54% Preoperatively in outpatient clinic: 10.4% ≤3 days: 35.4% Clinical parameters: 51.6%
Immunonutrition: 18.6% Preoperatively on the surgical ward: 65.6% 4–7 days: 35.4% Physical exam: 36.6%
Total parenteral nutrition: 6.2% Postoperatively on the surgical ward: 70.8% 8–10 days: 1.9% Lab values: 58.4%
No supplement used: 29.2% Postoperatively in the ICU: 10.4% ≥11 days: 3.1% Nutritional or diary history: 36%
Supplementation is not given: 9.7% No preoperative supplementation: 24.2% Biometrical measurement: 5.6%
Success is not tracked: 20.5%

ICU = intensive care unit.

Ann Clin Nutr Metab 2023;15:81-7 https://doi.org/10.15747/ACNM.2023.15.3.81
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