Updated: May 11, 2021 7:47:17 am
As the death toll mounts across the country due to the second wave of Covid-19, doctors have started advocating proning exercises to improve oxygen levels in Covid positive patients — both in home isolation as well as in hospital. The Indian Express finds out more about proning, its benefits and how it can save lives at a time when liquid oxygen supply and shortage has emerged as one of the major flashpoints between the state and the central government.
What is proning?
Proning and its benefits
When is proning required
How to perfect the proning pose
Proning: Do’s and don’ts
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