Transport of Mechanically Ventilated Patients in the Prone Position.

  title={Transport of Mechanically Ventilated Patients in the Prone Position.},
  author={Jeffrey D Dellavolpe and Judy Lovett and Christian Martin-Gill and Francis Xavier Guyette},
  journal={Prehospital emergency care : official journal of the National Association of EMS Physicians and the National Association of State EMS Directors},
  volume={20 5},
OBJECTIVE We present seven cases of patients with severe respiratory failure refractory to conventional ventilation who were safely transported in the prone position. METHODS We describe all cases of patients transported by a regional critical care network in the prone position from January 2010-June 2015. All patients were mechanically ventilated for… CONTINUE READING