How is the patient positioned for complex ear laceration?

Updated: May 10, 2018
  • Author: Gretchen S Lent, MD; Chief Editor: Erik D Schraga, MD  more...
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The lateral decubitus position is preferred, with the injured ear facing up. The supine position with rotation of the head may also be used.


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