CMAJ Podcasts

Prone positioning (chest down) for COVID-19

November 11, 2020 Canadian Medical Association Journal
CMAJ Podcasts
Prone positioning (chest down) for COVID-19
Show Notes
Prone positioning has been widely adopted and is considered standard of care for patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). But how beneficial is prone positioning for patients with COVID-19 who are awake and not intubated? In this podcast, Dr. Kevin Venus talks about evidence, lung physiology and observational studies regarding prone positioning.Dr. Kevin Venus is general internist at University Health Network in Toronto. He co-authored a review article published in CMAJ: www.cmaj.ca/lookup/doi/10.1503/cmaj.201201Podcast transcript: https://www.cmaj.ca/transcript-201201-----------------------------------This episode is brought to you by MD Financial Management and Scotiabank. Together, we’re able to provide physician-focused advice and unique financial solutions tailored to your needs at every stage of your medical career. Find out more about how we can help you, visit bit.ly/2Grtd5H-----------------------------------This podcast episode is brought to you by Shingrix. Learn more at:www.shingrix.ca/en-ca/index.html-----------------------------------Subscribe to CMAJ Podcasts on Apple Podcasts or your favourite podcast app. You can also follow us directly on our SoundCloud page or you can visit www.cmaj.ca/page/multimedia/podcasts.