This bibliography contains references for critical care related publications. Please reference appropriate citations for full content related to the clincal evidence.

  1. http://www.ardsnet.org, Frequently Asked Questions.
  2. Gattinoni, L., Togoni, G., Pesenti, A., et al., Effect of Prone Positioning on the Survival of Patients With Acute Respiratory Failure, New England Journal of Medicine, 2001; 345: 568-576.
  3. Ware, L.B., Matthay, M.A., The Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome, New England Journal of Medicine, 2000; 342: 1338.
  4. Bernard, G.R., et al., The American-European Consensus Conference on ARDS. Definitions, Mechanisms, Relevant Outcomes, and Clinical Trial Coordination, American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 1994; 149(3 pt 1): 819.
  5. Mancebo J., et al. A Multi-Center Trial of Prolonged Prone Ventilation in Severe Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. Am J Respir Crit Care Med, 2006; (173):1233-1239. This study utilized manual proning.
  6. Davis J., et al. Prone Ventilation in Trauma or Surgical Patients with Acute Lung Injury and Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome: Is it Beneficial? J Trauma, 2007; (62):1201-1206. This study utilized RotoProne™ Therapy System.
  7. Chatte, G., Sab, J., Dubois, J., et al., Prone Position in Mechanically Ventilated Patients With Severe Acute Respiratory Failure, American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 1997; 155: 473-478.
  8. Broccard, A., Shapiro, R., Schmitz, L., Influence of the Prone Position on the Extent and Distribution of Lung Injury in High Tidal Volume Oleic Acid Model of Acute RDS, Critical Care Medicine, 1997; 25: 16-27.
  9. Brazzi, L., Ravagnan, I., Pelosi, P., et al., Prone Position in Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Care of the Critically Ill, 1999; 15: 5-9.
  10. Jolliet, P., Bulpe, P., Chevrolet, J., Effects of the Prone Position on Gas Exchange and Hemodynamics in Severe Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Critical Care Medicine, 1998; 26: 1977-1985.
  11. McAuley, D.F., Giles, S., Fichter, H., Perkins, G.D., Gao, F., What is the Optimal Duration of Ventilation in the Prone Position in Acute Lung Injury and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome?, Intensive Care Medicine, 2002; 28: 414-418.
  12. Stocker, R., Stein, S., Ecknauer, E., Prone Positioning and Low Volume Pressure Limited Ventilation Improve Survival in Patients With Severe ARDS, Clinical Investigations in Critical Care, 1997; 1008-1017.
  13. www.vollman.com/hfhpronep.p99.html.
  14. Pappert, D., Rossaint, R., Slama, K., et al., Influence of Positioning on Ventilation – Perfusion Relationships in Severe Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome, CHEST 1994; 106: 1511-1516.
  15. Vollman, K., Prone Positioning for the ARDS Patient, Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing, 1997; 16: 184-193.
  16. Ball, C., Use of the Prone Position in the Management of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Intensive and Critical Care Nursing, 2001; 15: 192-203.
  17. Rowe, C., Development of Clinical Guidelines For Prone Positioning in Critically Ill Adults, Nursin in Critical Care, 2004; 9: 50-57.
  18. Schell, Puntillio, Critical Care Nursing Secrets, Hanley & Belfus, Inc., 2001.
  19. Curley, M., Prone Positioning of Patients with Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: A Systematic Review, American Journal of Critical Care, November 1999; 8, (6).