Screen Shot 2020-04-25 at 16.53.39Following a national survey, the UK‘s Intensive Care Society has issued guidelines on “proning”, a technique usually applied to unconscious patients on ventilation, which may be effective with some coronavirus patients. The guidance addresses an array of possible complications.

With ventilators in short supply, doctors are looking for more ways to help patients with coronavirus who are short of breath. The Daily Telegraph reports that a statement from the Intensive Care Society, along with the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine, said it appears that simply lying on your front could aid some sufferers, and can even help to avoid using a ventilator at all in some cases…..more