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Proning Technique

Proning technique to increase oxygen saturation

Please note that this technique only helps temporarily. The patient still has to receive a treatment in the hospital with the help of oxygen.

How to do the proning technique

Position 1

The patient is in the prone position, changing positions to the right and left sides. Do each position for 30 minutes.

  • 1 pillow is placed under the neck.
  • 1 pillow is placed under the pelvic area.
  • 1 pillow is placed under the foot.
Position 2
  • Stack 3-4 horizontal pillows at the nape of the neck.
  • Rest your back in a semi-sitting position.
  • Do this position for at least 30 minutes.

Those who are not allowed to do proning

The proning technique is not recommended for:

  • Pregnant women.
  • Severe heart patients.
  • Deep vein thrombosis patients.
  • Patients with unstable femur.
  • Also, don't do the technique without giving a time interval of 1 hour after eating.