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CanadiEM aims to improve emergency care in Canada by building an online community of practice for healthcare practitioners and providing them with high quality, freely available educational resources. The CanadiEM Podcast brings you cutting edge clinical topics on the National Rounds Series and delves into the struggles that doctors face on the Physicians as Humans Series.

Jun 10, 2021

Core Questions


  1. Detail the nerve supply of the face.
  2. What bones form the borders of the orbit?
  3. Outline the LeFort fracture classification system.
  4. What is the tongue blade test and how is it performed?
  5. Outline the Ellis System for dental fracture classification.
  6. Outline an approach to the management of ingested/aspirated teeth.
  7. Describe three techniques for the reduction of anterior TMJ dislocations.
  8. List four indications for Panorex X-rays.




  1. At what age do the following sinuses become aerated:
    1. Mastoid
    2. Ethmoid
    3. Facial
    4. Maxillary
    5. Sphenoid
  2. What is the association between the presence of facial injuries and the presence of intracranial injuries/cervical spine injuries? 
  3. What facial lacerations require prophylactic antibiotics?
  4. List three solutions in which avulsed teeth can be placed to preserve them.