Article Abstract

Feeding route or learning route for nutrition in critically ill

Authors: Peter J. M. Weijs

Abstract

On 8 November 2017 the findings of the NUTRIREA-2 trial were published in the Lancet (1). The NUTRIREA-2 trial is a large (n=2,400) randomised controlled trial assessing the effect of the route of nutritional support in critically ill adults without contraindications to enteral nutrition (EN) or parenteral nutrition (PN). On 30 October 2014 the findings of the CALORIES trial were published in the New England Journal of Medicine (2) with the same comparison.