The aim of the COVI-PRONE Trial is to determine if early awake prone positioning in COVID-19 patients with hypoxemic respiratory failure; irrespective of the mode of oxygen delivery; reduces the need for invasive mechanical ventilation.
Procedure: Awake Proning
The duration of proning will be a total of 8-10 hours with 1-2 hours break in supine position.
Adults ≥ 18 years of age. Suspected or confirmed COVID-19. Defined as: a positive PCR for
SARS CoV-2 or pending PCR results for patients that are suspected to have COVID-19.
Hypoxemia on room air (SPO2
St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton
King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences
King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Jeddah