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A nonrandomized controlled study found awake prone position (median of 4.2 hours per day) may not benefit hospitalized adults with Covid-19.

20 Apr, 2022 | 09:56h | UTC

Assessment of Awake Prone Positioning in Hospitalized Adults With COVID-19: A Nonrandomized Controlled Trial – JAMA Internal Medicine


Prone Positioning for Nonintubated Patients With COVID-19—Potential Dangers of Extrapolation and Intermediate Outcome Variables – JAMA Internal Medicine

Study suggests worse outcomes for awake COVID patients in prone position – CIDRAP

Putting Hospitalized COVID Patients on Their Belly May Not Be a Good Idea After All – HealthDay


Awake prone positioning for non-intubated patients with COVID-19-related acute hypoxaemic respiratory failure: a systematic review and meta-analysis – The Lancet Respiratory Medicine

Prone positioning of patients with moderate hypoxaemia due to covid-19: multicentre pragmatic randomised trial (COVID-PRONE) – The BMJ

RCT: Prone positioning of patients with moderate hypoxia due to COVID-19 – medRxiv

Awake prone positioning for COVID-19 acute hypoxaemic respiratory failure: a randomised, controlled, multinational, open-label meta-trial – The Lancet Respiratory Medicine

Awake prone positioning in patients with hypoxemic respiratory failure due to COVID-19: the PROFLO multicenter randomized clinical trial – Critical Care

Prone Positioning of Nonintubated Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019—A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis – Critical Care Medicine


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