A Multicenter Retrospective Review of Prone Position Ventilation (PPV) in Treatment of Severe Human H7N9 Avian Flu

@inproceedings{Xu2015AMR,
  title={A Multicenter Retrospective Review of Prone Position Ventilation (PPV) in Treatment of Severe Human H7N9 Avian Flu},
  author={Yuanda Xu and Xilong Deng and Yun Jon Han and Lixin Zhou and Weiqun He and Sibei Chen and Lingbo Nong and Huang Huang and Yan Zhang and Tieou Yu and Yimin Li and Xiaoqing Liu and Chunxue Bai},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Patients with H7N9 avian flu concurrent with severe acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) usually have a poor clinical outcome. Prone position ventilation (PPV) has been shown to improve the prognosis of patients with severe ARDS. This study explored the effects of PPV on the respiratory and circulatory mechanics of H7N9-infected patients… CONTINUE READING