The prone position in Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome. A simple adjuvant to treatment
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The prone position is a simple and safe way to improve oxygenation in many ARDS patients; it may allow a reduction in FIO2 and PEEP and thereby reduce the risks of oxygen toxicity and barotrauma.
KeywordsOxygen Public Health Toxicity Emergency Medicine Respiratory Distress
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