The International Nutrition Survey


Purpose

Purpose

To illuminate gaps between guideline recommendations and current practice and identify practice areas to target for change

History

History

Starting in Canada in 2001, 6 international audits have been performed to date (2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2014). In 2014, a special focus was layed on recruiting burn units, in 2018, the special focus will be on recruiting CVS (cardiovascular surgery) units

Methods

Methods

Observational, cross-sectional study with chart audit

The International Nutrition Survey
INS Partner Sites

INS Partner Sites

This map reflects the INS participation over all surveys:

The INS was so far performed in over 700 distinct ICUs 

Web Based Data Entry System: REDCap

Each ICU to enroll 15-20 consecutive patients

  - > 18 yrs (or >16 yrs if approved by site)

  - LOS > 72 hrs (interpret as needing enteral nutrition)

  - vented within first 48 hrs of admission (or on admission)

Data abstracted from chart for first 12 days of ICU admission

  - Personal Characteristics (Age, sex, adm. diagnosis)

  - Baseline Nutrition Assessment (Height, weight, prescription)

  - Daily Nutrition data (route, amount, composition)

  - Patient outcomes (mortality, length of stay)

Data entered online

 
Web Based Data Entry System: REDCap
Comprehensive reporting

Comprehensive reporting

Data is mirrored to the participants and compared to both the overall average and sister sites comparable in size.

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Join the Network!

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