Crit Care Med 2021 Apr 30. Epub 2021 Apr 30.
Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Calvary Hospital, ACT, Australia. Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Peninsula Health, Frankston, VIC, Australia. Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Clayton, VIC, Australia. Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, VIC, Australia. Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Ballarat Health Services, Ballarat, VIC, Australia. Department of Emergency, Monash Health, Clayton, VIC, Australia. Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore. National University Hospital, Singapore. Faculty of Medicine, Bond University, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia. Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, and Center for Acute Respiratory Failure, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY. Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care Medicine and Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada. Adult Intensive Care Services, the Prince Charles Hospital, Brisbane, QLD, Australia. Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane; Faculty of Medicine, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia.
Objectives: Several studies have reported prone positioning of nonintubated patients with coronavirus diseases 2019-related hypoxemic respiratory failure. This systematic review and meta-analysis evaluated the impact of prone positioning on oxygenation and clinical outcomes.
Design And Setting: We searched PubMed, Embase, and the coronavirus diseases 2019 living systematic review from December 1, 2019, to November 9, 2020. Read More