What prehospital care is needed for pharyngitis (sore throat)?

Updated: May 06, 2020
  • Author: John R Acerra, MD; Chief Editor: Jeter (Jay) Pritchard Taylor, III, MD  more...
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  • Prehospital care usually is not necessary for uncomplicated pharyngitis unless airway compromise is an issue.

  • Intubation should not be attempted unless the patient stops breathing spontaneously.

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