Cranial Nerves - Anatomy, Clinical Signs and Study Tips

This is a teaching resource that aids the student in memorisation of the Cranial Nerves, their anatomical path and function. Additionally, it stimulates a clinical approach to the functions of the Cranial Nerves, with some 'not to be missed' signs.
Authored By Thomas Lemon on Friday 13th July 2012

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Thomas Lemon
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Posted over 4 years ago
Glad you find the picture sexy. Anything that makes Cranial nerves sexy must be good!
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Thomas Lemon
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Posted over 4 years ago
Yeah guys - its changed a bit - its now not a thumbs up and a vote, which it was yesterday, now it seems to be just a thumbs up - could the arrow be made bolder Dr Buick?
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Arfat Yasan
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Posted over 4 years ago
nice - i really like how this is visualised guys. this is where its at for cranial nerves
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James Morby
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Posted over 4 years ago
Is there an app
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Chris Baxter
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Posted over 4 years ago
Yay - Southampton medic loving this too!!
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Thomas Lemon
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Posted over 4 years ago
Hey guys - just because competition votes have stopped doesnt mean stop liking and using this!
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Ifran Parvez
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Posted over 4 years ago
Done :)
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Thomas Lemon
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Posted over 4 years ago
Hi Still waiting for results Impressed in a room at the Radcliffe - hopefully not the bin!! Its amazing this poster seems to have been insanely popular - there was a post above that sums it up above - its something we all have to learn, and this po
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Phil Cunstrop
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Posted over 4 years ago
Thanks heard about this item , looks really good, will help loads with this year Thanks guys
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Michael De Souza Rata
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Posted over 4 years ago
nice one guys
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Nick Ruskell
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Posted over 4 years ago
Absolutley phenomenallly brilliant and awesome. Will use regulalry!
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chrisltopher beale
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Posted over 4 years ago
Cool. I came here from facebook! Nice link and nice poster
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Ian Copete
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Posted over 4 years ago
As Mr Bell says guys
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Marsha O'Neil
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Posted over 4 years ago
Love Love Love. Well done Davies D and Lemon T yay!!!!!!
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Thomas Lemon
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Posted almost 4 years ago
100 likes!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! thanks Pete!
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Rich Grant
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Posted over 4 years ago
Agood work - fun accurate and non rude mnemonics - very diplomatic
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Sheldon Cooper
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Posted over 4 years ago
I heard about this thing on facebook, and thought it was worth a look - just heading back to 3rd year and bit worried about Cranial nerves. This looks really good - I hope Meducation and other sites support the students who make these posters - becaus
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Thomas Lemon
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Posted over 4 years ago
Great comments guys !! thanks lets keep it up, thanks for all support!!
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Lauren Bishop
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Posted over 4 years ago
Great stuff - thanks guys!!!
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Mohsin Hussein
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Posted over 4 years ago
Cool - BUT HOW DO YOU VOTE???
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Elspeth Rodgers
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Posted over 4 years ago
YAY!
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Yousef Khan
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Posted over 4 years ago
Very sexy picture
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Drew Davies
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Posted over 3 years ago
Hi Mahima, Believe it or not, I made the main diagram on a copy of Microsoft word 2000 (with some jazzing up on a uni computer running Microsoft 2007) from the hand drawn version I made for my anatomy revision. I don't think it really matters what softw
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Hugh Gifford
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Core / Specialist / Gp Trainee - Ninewell
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Posted over 3 years ago
This is absolutely superb. Well done!!
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Martin Davies
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Posted over 4 years ago
Very accurate!
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Taiyab Raja
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Site Administrator
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Posted about 3 years ago
Great resource Thomas. Well done! :)
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lise dw
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Posted about 3 years ago
i dont have a premium account and i would really really like a copy of this. Its faboulous. lise_dw@hotmail.com thanx
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Thomas Lemon
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Posted over 4 years ago
All the Cranial nerves, their anatomical routes and some clinical signs on one page! What a great resource
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Mahima Charan
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Posted over 3 years ago
Thanks for your reply! That has really helped! :)
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Oscar Coulton
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Posted over 4 years ago
Loooks good mate Good work
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Cath Kiernough
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Posted over 4 years ago
Very pretty!
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dr. altaf ahmed
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Posted almost 3 years ago
In one word can say "Its amazing and fabulous" Dr.Ahmed
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Aidan Walton
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Posted over 4 years ago
Yes this should be put to the judges- I heard we could vote on the page - where is this vote application? I vote for this
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Drew Davies
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Posted over 4 years ago
I used it for my anatomy exam and it was ace! :)
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Lucy Yau
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Posted over 4 years ago
What makes this so great is we all need it - no matter what the medical school. It's one page and all we need to know. This is awesome, print it out, keep it, and cranial nerve revision is complete in one fell swoop. Thanks guys, wish there were more univ
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Tom Bell
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Posted over 4 years ago
Good stuff tom and drew - all thumbs up have been thumbed up !
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Ninny Lou
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Posted over 4 years ago
How useful is this, brilliant idea.
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Chris Murphy
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Posted over 4 years ago
Cool
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Jack Wostock
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Posted over 4 years ago
Agreed Lauren - thanks for posting this!
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arthur heath
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Posted over 4 years ago
Awesome
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Bob Griffin
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Posted over 4 years ago
To be fair this is pretty incredible - am just about to intercalate in neuroscience and this has told me everything that I need to know in one piece of paper, saving me having to scrape through all my old notes. Awesome guys . Thanks alot
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Mahima Charan
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Posted over 3 years ago
Hiya! I'm looking to make educational resources, what software or how did you make this?
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Jonathan Chernick
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Medical Student
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Posted about 4 years ago
Many thanks for the poster; always good to have a visual representative of the nerves with the accompanying information.
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Dr Alastair Buick
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Site Administrator
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Posted over 4 years ago
Aidan, Mohsin. Below the image there is a section that says "This has been entered into our 2012 competition for Best Teaching Resources by a Medical Student. Do you think it's worth putting through to the judges?" and an arrow point up a thumb up button.
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Jeremy Walker
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Site Administrator
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Posted about 4 years ago
Dahlia Rahman has just uploaded a nice [table listing the cranial nerve](https://www.meducation.net/resources/30457), which compliments this well!
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David Longmore
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Posted about 4 years ago
Great picture
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Rich Dufston
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Posted over 4 years ago
LOL @ sheldon cooper from the big bang theory did this guys stuff win then - as the CN poster is up in one of the rooms at Radcliffe lol, so thats what got me here!
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Thomas Lemon
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Posted over 4 years ago
Thanks - its so pleasant to have a piece so well received - as this appears to have been
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Thomas Lemon
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Posted over 4 years ago
Thanks Jeremy for altering the layout , and also for your kind comments. The success of the poster is quite phenomenal! With all those views it seems its making a real impact. I think it sums up Cranial nerves brilliantly, obviously it doesn't pr
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Thomas Lemon
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Posted over 4 years ago
Thanks Marsha - Glad appreciated !
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Jeremy Walker
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Site Administrator
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Posted over 4 years ago
Great resource, Thomas. I've converted the file into an image so that it's a bit bigger, has an automatic magnifier when you hover over it, and can open full size if you click on it. Really well done again. I hope everyone who likes this also vo
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Susie
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Posted over 3 years ago
Thank you!!
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jack will
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Posted 3 months ago
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Thomas Lemon
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Posted over 4 years ago
Lets get the 1000 views guys...
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Dervla James
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Posted over 4 years ago
Helping us Irish medical school contingent keep our grey matter in tip top condition
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Mohammed Qusaid
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Posted over 4 years ago
Nice
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Emenike Prosper
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Posted over 1 year ago
How do the work?
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Bill MacPherson
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med student
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Posted over 1 year ago
This site is above and beyond. It is an excellent review and sometimes better way of remembering so much stuff. Thank you so much
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Debi Moagi
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Posted about 3 years ago
Hey. I also don't have a premium account. Pls email it to me at debimoagi@gmail.com. This is really awesome
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Ayoub
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Posted almost 3 years ago
Helpfull
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Estefii Rubio
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MD - USA
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Posted over 1 year ago
Sexy indeed!!
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Rafi Ahmed
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Medical Student - Dundee
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Posted almost 3 years ago
This is superb, really helpful and easy way to picture it all. Would really appreciate a copy for myself if possible! My email is rafaldo7@gmail.com. Thanks!
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Posted almost 3 years ago
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Chirag Vijayvargiya
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Medical Student - Sir Gangaram Hospital, New Delhi
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Posted over 1 year ago
Just Awesome!
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Chris Murphy
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Posted over 4 years ago
Cool!
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Vincent Hannosh
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Posted almost 2 years ago
How do I download this or make the picture clearer?
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Jeremy Walker
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Site Administrator
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Posted almost 2 years ago
Hi Vincent. You should be able to click on it to open it full screen. Hope that helps!
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Dr rabia imam
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Posted over 2 years ago
Why its not opening ? :-/
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Merkert Siegfried
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Posted over 2 years ago
Hallo everyone, I am Looking for videos in physiology (I am physician ).the Must Not be gratis, But motivatingand interesting:exzellent. L.G. SM.
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Nicole Chalmers
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Community Manager - United Kingdom
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Posted almost 3 years ago
Hi everyone, To save your own copy, right click on the digram and then Open Link in New Tab. You will then be able to save the diagram to your desktop. Nicole :)
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Thomas Lemon
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Posted over 2 years ago
Hi guys Thanks for all these comments. I think you can all download from here for free
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nazra yashmin nisha
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Posted almost 3 years ago
Excellent piece of information
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dr pollock deka
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Posted over 2 years ago
very grateful to u
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Elizabeth Alice Mackay
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Medical Student - Liverpool
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Posted over 2 years ago
any chance you could email me this?? alice.mackay1@blueyonder.co.uk this is fantastic thanks so much!
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Tina L. Poindexter
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Posted over 2 years ago
Hi Thomas, Could you please forward a copy to me also - Tinalp324@cs.com, thanks.
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Kabir Dherwani
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Posted over 2 years ago
Nice work.
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Malvika
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Posted almost 3 years ago
This is excellent!
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Lilly
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Posted over 2 years ago
Thanks
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amit agarwal
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Posted over 2 years ago
It was fantastic
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syahid
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Posted almost 3 years ago
I can't see a clear image
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Clairevade
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Posted over 2 years ago
Awesome!
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syahid
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Posted almost 3 years ago
how to get a premium account?
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Dr rabia imam
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Posted over 2 years ago
Why its not opening ? :-/
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Octavio Arroyo
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Posted over 2 years ago
Excellent image. Thanks for your information.
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natasha
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Posted about 2 years ago
Love it. Thanks!
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Beau Pierce
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Posted almost 2 years ago
Awesome!
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Daniel Sapier
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Medical Student - Hull York Medical School
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Posted almost 3 years ago
Wow! Could you please email me this as well? Thanks so much! hyds1@hyms.ac.uk
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sanket davra
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Posted almost 3 years ago
send me copy of this on - davrasanket@gmail.com please please please and as early as possible.
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Abby Oliver
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Posted almost 3 years ago
This is fantastic! Great work, if possible could you email this too me? abbyo123@hotmail.com Thanks :)
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Anisha Ahmed
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Medical Student - University College London
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Posted almost 3 years ago
Hi! This is brilliant. I would really appreciate it if you could please email this to me at anisha.ahmed.12@ucl.ac.uk Thank you so much!
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Ambika
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Medical Student
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Posted about 3 years ago
This is amazing (and really helpful)! Would you be able to email me a copy of it, please? I don't have a premium account. My email address is ambika_kumar_uk@yahoo.co.uk :)
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ADEBAYO ORIYOMI
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nursing - student
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Posted over 1 year ago
What are your thoughts on this? i don't even known much subject is their in science
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pisut pongchaikul
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Medical student / PhD student - Bangkok, Thailand / Liverpool, UK
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Posted over 1 year ago
such a lovely poster. you nail it !!
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Yassmin Elnazer
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Posted over 1 year ago
Loved it thumbs up,am new here so trying to get the site,failed to edit profile too
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Asra Alwandi
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Medical Student - St. George's, University of London
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Posted over 1 year ago
This is the ideal schematic for learning cranial neuroanatomy! I would just like to add, perhaps, that the trigeminal nerve is responsible for sensation of the anterior 2/3rd of the tongue and that the facial nerve is responsible for taste sensation in th
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Venkatesh Praveen
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Dentist - Tamil Nadu Dr.MGR Medical University
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Posted over 1 year ago
Nic...& easy 2 understand
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Arslan Chilli
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Medical student - Lahore
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Posted over 1 year ago
Quite interesting way to learn cranial nerve
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Raghad Ar-riees
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Medical student - Umm alqurra University
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Posted over 1 year ago
Woow the way that infos orgnized is amazing i am very thankful to you ^^
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Obaroighoro James
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medical student - awa Houdegbe north American university
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Posted over 1 year ago
Really love this
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Asad Barkat
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Medical Student - Yangtze University China
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Posted over 1 year ago
its just awesome, its seems Cranial Nerves not that much difficult as it was before,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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Harpreet Dodd
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Medical Student - University College London
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Posted about 3 years ago
This is fabulous!
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Helena Valente
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Medical Student - Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade do Porto, Portugal
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Posted over 1 year ago
What votes is everyone talking about?
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Asra Alwandi
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Medical Student - St. Georges University, London
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Posted over 1 year ago
Nice comprehensive overview! Thank you so much for it!
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Medical Student - Bukovinian State Medical University
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Posted over 1 year ago
really usefull very nice
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Médical student - ELAM, Cuba
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Posted over 1 year ago
nicely done!!
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Posted over 1 year ago
I dont realy understand the picture.
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Posted over 1 year ago
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Medical Student - LUMC
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Posted over 1 year ago
Very useful and clear flowchart, thanks Thomas!
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Posted about 1 year ago
Shouldn't the Pons be on the other side of that curve? Since the VI, VII and VIII emerge from the pontine-medullary junction, and the V from the pons and not mid-brain.
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Posted about 1 year ago
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Medical Student - University of Manchester
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Posted 12 months ago
Ugh - so depressing that I never found this BEFORE my neurology exam/cranial nerves OSCE.
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Thank you for this illustration which gives the basics of cranial nerves
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