Prone Positioning in Awake, Nonintubated Patients With COVID-19 Hypoxemic Respiratory Failure

JAMA Internal Medicine

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What The Study Did: Whether the prone position is associated with improved oxygenation and decreased risk for intubation in spontaneously breathing patients with severe COVID-19 hypoxemic respiratory failure is investigated in this observational study.

Authors: Sanja Jelic, M.D., of the Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.3030)

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