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The Efficacy and Safety of Prone Positional Ventilation in Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: Updated Study-Level Meta-Analysis of 11 Randomized Controlled Trials

Joo Myung Lee, Won Bae, Yeon Joo Lee, Young-Jae Cho Crit Car Med, 2014, 42(5);1252-1262


This systematic review and meta-analysis examines the evidence comparing mortality with prone vs supine ventilation in ARDS. They identified 11 RCTs with 2,246 patients, and found;


  • pooled OR mortality 41.5% (prone) vs 46.2%...


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