Prone Positioning for Hypoxic Respiratory Failure | Alfred ICU Guideline

This guideline describes Prone Positioning for Hypoxic Respiratory Failure at the Alfred ICU.

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2 comments to “Prone Positioning for Hypoxic Respiratory Failure | Alfred ICU Guideline”
  1. Hi are you doing your echos apically while patient prone between pillows in usual Apical acoustic window ? Portable hand held or ultrasound machine ? Thanks

  2. Yes, we do our echos via an apical window by adjusting the pillows around to allow the probe. In some patients you back find a window though the left side of the back. And yes, we use Phillips EPIQ and GE Vivid machines – essential to get images for patients on high PEEP and with poor windows.

    Aidan
    (Head of General ICU, Alfred ICU)

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