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A Multidisciplinary Approach to the Management of Acute Facial Palsy

  • Queen Victoria Hospital East Grinstead UK (map)


To provide an introduction to the assessment and management of the patient with facial palsy.

Learning outcomes:

I gained an understanding of:

  • The function of the face and the impact that facial palsy will have on the individual in terms of both physical and emotional well being.
  • Facial anatomy and the control of facial movement
  • Causes of facial weakness
  • Assessmentand recording of facial function
  • Selection of appropriate treatments