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Prone positioning in severe acute hypoxemic respiratory failure in the emergency ward

Andrea Bellone, Adriano Basile
  • Adriano Basile
    Emergency Ward, Niguarda Hospital, Milan, Italy


This paper reports the authors’ preliminary experience with three patients affected by severe acute hypoxemic respiratory failure due to bilateral pneumonia placed in a prone position in Emergency Medicine Ward during application of high flow oxygen nasal cannula.


Prone positioning; Acute respiratory failure; Pneumonia.

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Submitted: 2018-04-26 15:58:39
Published: 2018-05-31 16:40:59
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