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2 Minute Medicine | May 26, 2015

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The PROSEVA trial: Proning in severe ARDS [Classics Series]

April 17, 2015 |

1. In patients with severe acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), prone-positioning significantly reduced 28-day and 90-day mortality when compared with patients remaining in supine position. 2. Proned patients were also successfully extubated at higher rates and required fewer days of ventilation when compared to supine patients. Original Date of Publication: June 2013 Study Rundown: The […]Read More

Prone positioning decreases mortality in severe ARDS (PROSEVA Trial)

May 22, 2013 |

Image: CC/JHeilman 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 prior studies.  Evidence Rating Level: […]Read More