Title

Focus, not point-of-care, echocardiography in prone position: It can be done in COVID-19 patients

Affiliations

Aurora Cardiovascular and Thoracic Services, Aurora Critical Care Services, Aurora Sinai/Aurora St. Luke's Medical Centers

Abstract

•Prone positioning improves oxygenation in patients with ARDS.

•Reducing RV dysfunction is vital as reduced RVLS is associated with increased mortality.

•Prone positioning may assist cardiac function by offloading pressure from the RV.

Document Type

Article

PubMed ID

33134650

DOI

10.1016/j.case.2020.10.007

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