How is the patient positioned for the administration of ear anesthesia?

Updated: Jun 14, 2018
  • Author: Daniel J Hutchens, MD, MS; Chief Editor: Meda Raghavendra (Raghu), MD  more...
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Position the patient so that both clinician and patient are comfortable and the ear to be anesthetized is easily accessible.

Laying the patient supine is usually the optimal position.


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