During the COVID-19 pandemic, many innovative ideas have been implemented in an attempt to combat the disease. Coronavirus disease may progress to acute respiratory distress syndrome, a complex and multifaceted disease process that requires mechanical ventilation and demands timely intervention to achieve optimal patient outcomes.

Pronation is the act of physically turning onto one’s abdomen, and its use as therapy has been recommended as management for severely ill patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome. Pressure injuries are one of the main complications of pronation therapy, particularly in patients receiving mechanical ventilation, who have an increased risk of pressure injury because they cannot redistribute their weight on their own. The National Pressure Injury Advisory Panel acknowledges these high-risk patients and created a tip sheet to help decrease the risk of pressure injury. We thought that by developing a packet that contained...

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