Efficacy and safety of early prone positioning combined with HFNC or NIV in moderate to severe ARDS: a multi-center prospective cohort study

Abstract Background Previous studies suggest that prone positioning (PP) can increase PaO2/FiO2 and reduce mortality in moderate to severe acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). The aim of our study was to determine whether the early use of PP combined with non-invasive ventilation (NIV) or hig...

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Main Authors: Lin Ding, Li Wang, Wanhong Ma, Hangyong He
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2020-01-01
Series:Critical Care
Online Access:https://doi.org/10.1186/s13054-020-2738-5