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2 Minute Medicine | September 20, 2014

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PROSEVA

Prone positioning decreases mortality in severe ARDS (PROSEVA Trial)

May 22, 2013 |

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1. ICU patients with severe Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) who underwent prone positioning had lower 28-day and 90-day mortality rates than those who remained supine. 

2. This mortality benefit appears to stem from superior oxygenation and a decrease in ventilator lung strain that has been shown in … Read More