When is a patient prone for prone?


M echanical ventilation has been the main treatment of pulmonary insufficiency, especially acute respiratory failure and acute respiratory distress syndrome CARDS), for the last 30 years. Because mechanical ventilation itself may cause or propagate lung injury, therapeutic strategies increasingly focus on the avoidance of these iatrogenic factors by… (More)


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@article{Pappert1996WhenIA, title={When is a patient prone for prone?}, author={Dirk M Pappert and K J Falke}, journal={Anesthesia and analgesia}, year={1996}, volume={83 6}, pages={1139-40} }