Effect of prone positioning in patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome: a meta-analysis.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE To review the effectiveness of prone position as compared with supine position, with respect to mortality, improvement in oxygenation, number of days on mechanical ventilation, and ventilator-associated pneumonia. DATA SOURCE PubMed, EMBASE, Cochrane database, and a manual review of article bibliographies. STUDY SELECTION Randomized controlled… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/01.CCM.0000299739.98236.05

7 Figures and Tables

Topics

  • Presentations referencing similar topics