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:: Volume 11 - Covid 19 Supplement 1 ::
Caspian J Intern Med 2020, 11 - Covid 19 Supplement 1: 580-582 Back to browse issues page
Prone Position Effects in the Treatment of Covid-19 Patients
Farzad Rahmani , Shiva Salmasi , Parisa Rezaeifar
Emergency Medicine Research Team, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, IR Iran , Salmasi.shiva@gmail.com
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Prone positioning is a conventional method to enhance oxygenation in Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) patients who need mechanical ventilator . It is proven that oxygenation is significantly more beneficial in prone position compared to the supine position. Furthermore, numerous evidences have confirmed that prone positioning could prevent lung injuries caused by ventilators
Keywords: Covid-19, Prone Position, SARS-CoV-2
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Type of Study: Editorial | Subject: Pulmonology
Received: 2020/05/27 | Accepted: 2020/08/12 | Published: 2020/10/19
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Rahmani F, Salmasi S, Rezaeifar P. Prone Position Effects in the Treatment of Covid-19 Patients. Caspian J Intern Med 2020; 11 :580-582
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