How is the patient positioned for a peritonsillar abscess drainage procedure?

Updated: May 09, 2018
  • Author: Jeffrey D Suh, MD; Chief Editor: Arlen D Meyers, MD, MBA  more...
  • Print
Answer

Answer

The patient should be sitting upright in one of the following locations:

  • At the edge of a gurney

  • In an ENT examination chair


Did this answer your question?
Additional feedback? (Optional)
Thank you for your feedback!