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    Nutrition Risk in the Critically Ill (NUTRIC) Score

    Identifies critically ill patients who can benefit from nutrition therapy, recommended by ACG guidelines.
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    • Can be calculated without IL-6, which is not commonly ordered in many ICU settings, without sacrificing significant predictive power.
    • Greater predictive power in ICU patients specifically, compared with other nutritional risk scores like NRS-2002.
    <50
    0
    50–74
    +1
    ≥75
    +2
    <15
    0
    15-19
    +1
    20-27
    +2
    ≥28
    +3
    <6
    0
    6–9
    +1
    ≥10
    +2
    0-1
    0
    ≥2
    +1
    0
    0
    ≥1
    +1
    0–399
    0
    ≥400
    +1

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    Advice

    Consider aggressive nutrition therapy (enteral or parenteral) for patients at high risk.
    About the Creator
    Dr. Daren K. Heyland
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