Patient Proning Technique

Proning ventilated patients with complications, such as Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) due to COVID-19 has been proven to be beneficial. Proning a ventilated patient aids in “opening up” the lungs and increased oxygenation.

There are a number of proning techniques used by clinicians utilizing different methods and equipment. Here is one technique using two flat repositioning slings. In this case, two Alpha Modalities TSLIT Repositioning Slings are used. The material is comfortable for the patient and does not have any adverse effects on the patient’s skin. This technique is currently being used at a large teaching hospital in the Northwest.

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Alpha Modalities’ focus is on providing cost effective long term solutions for Safe Patient Mobilization. As the designer and manufacturer of washable, wipeable and SPU slings for both ceiling and floor based lifts, we guarantee compatibility on all hardware systems currently sold in the North American market. With multiple manufacturing plants in the US, we have the ability to customize sizing, colors and custom labeling. All our products are manufactured in the USA. You can review our full product line on this website and also on our print catalog:

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