Zach Smith

Sensation just as important as motor function, but often overlooked. Now there’s no need to clutch your pearls or your cold laryngeal mirror, because Zach Smith is here to explain what you need to know about sensation.

Have you found yourself writing that your patient “silently penetrated”? The recurrent laryngeal nerve triggers a cough, but not the superior laryngeal nerve. When we know more about how sensation works, it’s easier to see that silent penetration isn’t a thing.

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