Demystifying Medicine Video



Prone Positioning has been a very hot topic since the pandemic and a very important topic that could save lives. It is used to treat chronic respiratory conditions and been proved to improve oxygenation.

This video aims to help give a better understanding about prone positioning through explaining its history, how it has been used in previous conditions, highlight its application to the COVID-19 pandemic, how can we prone and the process as well as some challenges we might face if not prone positioned correctly and safely. An interview has been included as well from a patient who has gone through the process of prone positioning.

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