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Is the Supine Position Associated with Loss of Airway Patency? - PCRF Journal Club by Lawrence Brown, Megan Corry, and Jeff Anderson

This month, PCRF fellow Megan Corry and Dr. Lawrence Brown, Director of Research Education at UT Austin, led our discussion of a recent systematic review to investigate whether the supine position is associated with loss of airway patency as compared to the lateral position.
"Is the supine position associated with loss of airway patency in unconscious trauma patients? A systematic review and meta-analysis," by Per Kristian Hyldmo, Gunn E Vist, Anders Christian Feyling, Leif Rognås, Vidar Magnusson, Mårten Sandberg, and Eldar Søreide, was published July 2015 in the Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine.

Read the study and follow along with the podcast discussion! Download the podcast MP3 or check out the recording with slides on YouTube.

The PCRF Journal Club convenes on the second Monday of each month.

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