COVID-19 disease: Acute respiratory distress syndrome and prone position

Reece-Anthony, Rosie and Lao, Grace and Carter, Chris and Notter, Joy (2020) COVID-19 disease: Acute respiratory distress syndrome and prone position. Clinics in Integrated Care, 3 (100024). p. 100024. ISSN 2666-8696

This is the latest version of this item.

[img]
Preview
Text
Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome and Prone Position in Covid Article.pdf - Accepted Version
Available under License Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial No Derivatives.

Download (628kB)

Abstract

Patients who develop severe COVID-19 disease can develop respiratory failure and subsequently Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS). However, it has to be noted that these patients may not follow the typical ARDS disease trajectory. The causes of this paradox are complex and not yet fully understood, with the result that varying pathophysiological hypotheses have been proposed. This article describes ARDS in COVID-19 patients and the use of the conscious and unconscious prone position as an intervention to improve oxygenation.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: this article is one of a commissioned series on the implications of COVID-19 for critical care nursing
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1016/h.intcar.2020.100024
Date: 26 November 2020
Uncontrolled Keywords: ARDS; COVID-19; Critical care; Pandemic; Prone position; SARS-CoV-2
Subjects: B700 Nursing
Divisions: Faculty of Health, Education and Life Sciences > Centre for Social Care, Health and Related Research (C-SHARR) > Quality of Care
Depositing User: Joy Notter
Date Deposited: 11 Feb 2021 10:02
Last Modified: 11 Feb 2021 10:05
URI: http://www.open-access.bcu.ac.uk/id/eprint/10867

Available Versions of this Item

  • COVID-19 disease: Acute respiratory distress syndrome and prone position. (deposited 11 Feb 2021 10:02) [Currently Displayed]

Actions (login required)

View Item View Item

Research

In this section...