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Clinical Summary

COVID-19 with acute respiratory failure: best prone position ventilation strategy

Miriam Davis, PhD   |   21 November 2022

Takeaway

  • Prolonged prone position ventilation (PPV) is superior to intermittent PPV for intubated patients with COVID-19 in the ICU, a large multicentre retrospective cohort study found.
  • 30-day all-cause mortality was cut by 52.5%.

Why this matters

  • The optimal duration of PPV in intubated patients with COVID-19 is, until now, unknown....

          

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