The Facial artery crosses the edge of the
lower jaw in a slight hollow two fingers' bredth in front
of the angle, and sends branches to the chin, lips, cheek,
and outside of the nose. Haemorrhage from wounds of the face
below the level of the eye is to be arrested by:- Direct
pressure on the wound from the outside of the cheek against
the jaw bone. Grasping the wound of the lips or cheek by
the finger inside and the thumb outside the mouth or viceversa.