Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
Alternative Substrates in the Critically Ill Subject (ASICS) Trial SOPs
- Aim: Investigate the feasibility of administrating alternative substrates to ICU patients. This includes reconstituting and administering a modular ketone-inducing (ketogenic) enteral feeding regimen to ICU patients; to show that this feed does increase blood ketones; and that it is feasible to collect the desired outcomes.
- Trial Nutrition SOP: ASICS SOP Trial Nutrition [PDF 194KB]
- Ultrasound Quadriceps (Rectus Femoris) SOP: USS ASICS SOP [DOC 2,201KB]
- Ultrasound Measurement of Quadriceps Rectus Femoris Cross-sectional Area SOP: US Cross-sectional Area SOP [DOC 1,225KB]