Pediatric ARDS: effect of supine-prone postural changes on oxygenation

  title={Pediatric ARDS: effect of supine-prone postural changes on oxygenation},
  author={Juan Casado-Flores and Amelia de Azagra and Mar{\'i}a Jos{\'e} Ru{\'i}z-L{\'o}pez and Miguel Ruiz and Ana Serrano},
  journal={Intensive Care Medicine},
Abstract Objective. To determine the effect of repeated prone positioning (supine-prone/prone-supine) on oxygenation in children suffering from ARDS. Design. Single-center prospective case series. Setting. University pediatric ICU. Patients. Consecutive pediatric patients with severe ARDS (PaO2/FiO2 <200, Murray score >2.5). Interventions. Patients were treated as soon as possible with supine-prone/prone-supine positioning every 8 h until clinical improvement or death occurred. Measurements and… CONTINUE READING


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