Clin Surg | Volume 1, Issue 1 | Case Report | Open Access

Prone Position and NIPPV in Influenza A (H1N1) Related Severe ARDS, A Successful Story

Ashraf Al Tayar1, Mohsen Salah Mahmoud2*, Mohamed Abd Elhamid Khalil3, Mohammed A Hussein1 and Mariam Seria1

1Department of Intensive Care Unit, King Fahad Military Medical Complex, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
2Department of Critical Care Medicine, Cairo University, Egypt
3Department of Anesthesia, Cairo University, Egypt

*Correspondance to: Mohsen Salah Abd Elazeem Mahmoud 

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Abstract

We report a case of 17 years old Saudi female who was admitted with sever ARDS secondary to H1N1 Pneumonia which was treated with Noninvasive ventilation and prone position with full recovery. To our knowledge, few case reports have discussed prone positioning in patients while on NIPPV.

Keywords:

ARDS; Noninvasive ventilation; Prone position; H1N1

Citation:

Al Tayar A, Mahmoud MS, Abd Elhamid Khalil M, Hussein MA, Seria M. Prone Position and NIPPV in Influenza A (H1N1) Related Severe ARDS, A Successful Story. Clin Surg. 2016; 1: 1211.

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