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


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

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