Incision and Drainage

Procedure in Detail

The patient was correctly identified, brought back to the operating room and transferred to the operating table. General anesthesia was administered. The patient was positioned []. Their [] was prepped and draped in sterile fashion. A time out procedure was performed.

I then made an incision []. The abscess cavity was debrided of []all necrotic debris. The abscess cavity was fully opened and explored. There were no undrained areas of purulence.

The cavity was irrigated with copious saline. Hemosatsis was obtained, and the wound was packed [].