Episode 52- Prone positioning in ARDS


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Prone positioning was first proposed in the 1970s as a method to improve gas exchange in ARDS. Subsequent observations of dramatic improvement in oxygenation with simple patient rotation motivated the next several decades of research. During COVID -19 pandemic, the debate on the utility of proning has been resurfaced. In this podcast, we dive deeper to discuss the physiology and evidence behind the role of proning in ARDS.

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