Understanding facial nerve paralysis

Jaime Matthaeus, Richard Hayden, Michael Kim, Carrlene Donald

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Facial nerve paralysis has many causes and can be acute or chronic. Understanding the signs and symptoms, performing a careful patient evaluation, and obtaining appropriate diagnostic testing can help guide clinicians and improve outcomes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)33-36
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants
Issue number11
StatePublished - 2013


  • Bell Palsy
  • Facial Nerve Paralysis
  • House-Brackmann
  • Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma
  • Parotidectomy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nurse Assisting


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