Using nerve blocks to treat facial wounds
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Using nerve blocks to treat facial wounds

Anthony Summers Clinical nurse tutor, Caboolture Hospital, QLD

ANTHONY SUMMERS describes how infraorbital and mental nerve blocks can be used when treating patients with facial wounds

As part of their scope of practice, emergency nurse practitioners (ENPs) should obtain new knowledge and skills to ensure that after they have achieved competence, they can deal with complex problems to the benefit of their patients.

Emergency Nurse. 16, 5, 20-22. doi: 10.7748/en2008.09.16.5.20.c6683

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