Prone Positioning in Awake, Nonintubated Patients With COVID-19 Hypoxemic Respiratory Failure

JAMA Intern Med. 2020 Jun 17;e203030. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.3030. Online ahead of print.

Abstract

This cohort study investigates whether the prone position is associated with improved oxygenation and decreased risk for intubation in spontaneously breathing patients with severe COVID-19 hypoxemic respiratory failure.