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Intensive Care Medicine

, Volume 22, Supplement 1, pp S125–S125 | Cite as

The prone position in Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome. A simple adjuvant to treatment

  • Sylvianne Bursztein-De Myttenaere
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Summary

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.

Keywords

Oxygen Public Health Toxicity Emergency Medicine Respiratory Distress 
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© Springer-Verlag 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • Sylvianne Bursztein-De Myttenaere
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  1. 1.Intensive Care Unit, Department of Anesthesia and Intensive CareCarmel Medical CenterHaifaIsrael

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