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To drain or not to drain: Peritonsillar abscess management pearls

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View the recording of this Provincial Grand Rounds session here.



After participation in this session, learners will be able to:

  • Outline the steps of ultrasound-assisted drainage of peritonsillar abscesses.
  • Explain the evidence for procedural drainage of peritonsillar abscess.
  • Identify patients that are candidates for antibiotic-only management of peritonsillar abscess.


March 20, 2024 | 12:00-13:00 (SK)


This one-credit-per-hour Group Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been

certified by the Continuing Medical Education Division, College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan for up to 1.0 Mainpro+ credits.


The Emergency Medicine Provincial Grand Rounds is a self-approved group learning activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.