Prone positioning in severe acute hypoxemic respiratory failure in the emergency ward

Abstract

This paper reports the authors’ preliminary experience with three patients affected by severe acute hypoxemic respiratory failure due to bilateral pneumonia placed in a prone position in Emergency Medicine Ward during application of high flow oxygen nasal cannula.

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Published
2018-05-31
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Case Reports
Keywords:
Prone positioning, Acute respiratory failure, Pneumonia.
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Bellone, A., & Basile, A. (2018). Prone positioning in severe acute hypoxemic respiratory failure in the emergency ward. Emergency Care Journal, 14(1). https://doi.org/10.4081/ecj.2018.7524