Feed Or Ordinary Diet "FOOD"


Phase N/A Results

Summary of Purpose

To identify the optimum feeding regimes for stroke patients, including the benefits of oral nutritional supplements for patients who can swallow adequate fluids, the best time to institute tube feeding in the event of dysphagia, and the relative merits of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tube feeding versus nasogastric (NG) tube feeding.

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 12 August 2008.

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Start Date First Received 1st Completion Completion Verification Results

Trial Basics



  • NHS R&D HTA Program; The Stroke Association, Chief Scientist Office, Scotland; Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland.

Trial Design

Multi-center, randomized, controlled trial.


  • Dr Martin Dennis FOOD Trial Clinical Coordinator FOOD Trial Coordinating Center Neurosciences Trials Unit Western General Hospital Crewe Road Edinburgh, UK EH4 2XU.