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TARGET (The Augmented versus Routine approach to Giving Energy Trial)

Year:
2015
Duration:
52 months
Approved budget:
$1,200,000.25
Researchers:
Dr Paul Young
Health issue:
Nutrition
Proposal type:
Project
Lay summary
TARGET is a 4000-patient, multicentre, double-blinded, randomised controlled clinical trial designed to determine if delivery of the full-recommended calorie (energy) requirement to critically ill patients via a feeding tube improves 90 day survival when compared to standard practice.