visual aid: facial nerve blocks

16 May

some very nice nerve landmark photos via a recent EM Docs post:

nerve lineup

the key takeaway here is that you can draw a line vertically through the middle of the eye, and that’s your rough horizontal landmark to aim your needle for a nerve block.

Check out the site, which has a few other useful photos and tips, including this one for the auricular block:

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There you go.

 

References: emdocs post

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