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183. Headache in paediatric head injury

Headache in paediatric head injury BestBets: Headache in paediatric head injury Headache in paediatric head injury Report By: Michelle Jacobs - SpR in Emergency Medicine Search checked by Ian Maconochie - Consultant Institution: St Mary's Paddington Current web editor: Richard Body - Clinical Research Fellow Date Submitted: 5th October 2000 Date Completed: 5th April 2001 Last Modified: 15th May 2001 Status: Green (complete) Three Part Question In [a child with a head injury] does [the presence (...) of headache] predict [intracranial injury]? Clinical Scenario A ten year old girl has presented on several occaisons since a recent head injury with a persistent headache. Clinical examination has previously been documented as normal. You wonder how significant the headache is with respect to the initial head injury. Search Strategy Medline 1966- Week 4 August 2005 Embase 1980�2005 week 37 The Cochrane Library Issue 3 2005 Medline:[exp brain injuries/ or brain injur$.mp. or exp craniocerebral trauma

BestBETS2005

184. There is good evidence (Level 1a) to support the use of relaxation therapy for children and adolescents with headaches.

There is good evidence (Level 1a) to support the use of relaxation therapy for children and adolescents with headaches.

Occupational Therapy CATs2005

185. A 3 item screening instrument had moderate sensitivity and specificity for detecting migraine headaches

A 3 item screening instrument had moderate sensitivity and specificity for detecting migraine headaches A 3 item screening instrument had moderate sensitivity and specificity for detecting migraine headaches | Evidence-Based Medicine This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? Search (...) for this keyword Search for this keyword Main menu Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? You are here A 3 item screening instrument had moderate sensitivity and specificity for detecting migraine headaches Article Text Diagnosis A 3 item screening instrument had moderate sensitivity and specificity for detecting migraine headaches Free Alexander W Chessman , MD Statistics from Altmetric.com

Evidence-Based Medicine (Requires free registration)2005

186. The treatment of migraines and tension-type headaches with intravenous and oral niacin (nicotinic acid): systematic review of the literature

The treatment of migraines and tension-type headaches with intravenous and oral niacin (nicotinic acid): systematic review of the literature The treatment of migraines and tension-type headaches with intravenous and oral niacin (nicotinic acid): systematic review of the literature The treatment of migraines and tension-type headaches with intravenous and oral niacin (nicotinic acid): systematic review of the literature Prousky J, Seely D CRD summary The authors looked for evidence about (...) the effectiveness of niacin to treat headache. The limited, low-quality evidence found indicated that niacin might be effective for this purpose, though some patients cannot tolerate it. The authors concluded that more rigorous studies of niacin are desirable to ascertain its usefulness and side-effects for headache. This limited conclusion is likely to be reliable. Authors' objectives To evaluate the effectiveness of niacin for migraine and other headaches. Searching MEDLINE, AMED and AltHealthWatch were

DARE.2005

187. Spinal manipulative therapy in the management of cervicogenic headache

Spinal manipulative therapy in the management of cervicogenic headache Spinal manipulative therapy in the management of cervicogenic headache Spinal manipulative therapy in the management of cervicogenic headache Fernandez-de-las-Penas C, Alonso-Blanco C, Cuadrado M L, Pareja J A CRD summary This review concluded that spinal manipulative therapy might be effective in reducing headache intensity, headache duration, medication intake and, to a lesser extent, the frequency of headaches. This (...) conclusion was based on a flawed synthesis of two studies and so may not be reliable. Authors' objectives To assess the effectiveness of spinal manipulative therapy in cervicogenic headache. Searching MEDLINE, EMBASE, AMED, MANTIS, CINAHL and the Cochrane Library were searched (dates not reported); the search terms were given. The search was not restricted by language of publication. Study selection Study designs of evaluations included in the review Randomised controlled trials (RCTs) were eligible

DARE.2005

188. Comprehensive surgical treatment of migraine headaches

Comprehensive surgical treatment of migraine headaches Comprehensive surgical treatment of migraine headaches Comprehensive surgical treatment of migraine headaches Guyuron B, Kriegler J S, Davis J, Amini S B Record Status This is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Each abstract contains a brief summary of the methods, the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study (...) of patients was given the same kind of injections, but of a placebo (0.5 mL saline). Type of intervention Treatment. Economic study type Cost-effectiveness analysis. Study population The study population comprised patients with migraine. The neurologist conducting the research confirmed the diagnosis, according to criteria laid down by the International Headache Society. No inclusion or exclusion criteria were described. Setting The setting was secondary care. The economic study was carried out in the USA

NHS Economic Evaluation Database.2005

189. Acupuncture in patients with tension-type headache: randomised controlled trial.

Acupuncture in patients with tension-type headache: randomised controlled trial. 16055451 2005 08 12 2005 08 24 2017 02 19 1756-1833 331 7513 2005 Aug 13 BMJ (Clinical research ed.) BMJ Acupuncture in patients with tension-type headache: randomised controlled trial. 376-82 To investigate the effectiveness of acupuncture compared with minimal acupuncture and with no acupuncture in patients with tension-type headache. Three armed randomised controlled multicentre trial. 28 outpatient centres (...) in Germany. 270 patients (74% women, mean age 43 (SD 13) years) with episodic or chronic tension-type headache. Acupuncture, minimal acupuncture (superficial needling at non-acupuncture points), or waiting list control. Acupuncture and minimal acupuncture were administered by specialised physicians and consisted of 12 sessions per patient over eight weeks. Difference in numbers of days with headache between the four weeks before randomisation and weeks 9-12 after randomisation, as recorded

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190. Addendum to assessment: prevention of post-lumbar puncture headaches

Addendum to assessment: prevention of post-lumbar puncture headaches Addendum to assessment: Prevention of post–lumbar puncture headaches | Neurology Advertisement Search for this keyword Main menu User menu Search Search for this keyword The most widely read and highly cited peer-reviewed neurology journal Share August 23, 2005 ; 65 (4) Special Article Addendum to assessment: Prevention of post–lumbar puncture headaches Report of the Therapeutics and Technology Assessment Subcommittee (...) of the American Academy of Neurology Carmel Armon and Randolph W. Evans First published August 22, 2005, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1212/01.wnl.0000173034.96211.1b Carmel Armon Randolph W. Evans Addendum to assessment: Prevention of post–lumbar puncture headaches Carmel Armon , Randolph W. Evans Neurology Aug 2005, 65 (4) 510-512; DOI: 10.1212/01.wnl.0000173034.96211.1b Citation Manager Formats Downloads 14465 Share Abstract Review of the literature on prevention of post–lumbar puncture headaches (PLPHAs) since

American Academy of Neurology2005

191. Acupuncture of chronic headache disorders in primary care: randomised controlled trial and economic analysis

Acupuncture of chronic headache disorders in primary care: randomised controlled trial and economic analysis Acupuncture of chronic headache disorders in primary care: randomised controlled trial and economic analysis Journals Library An error has occurred in processing the XML document An error occurred retrieving content to display, please try again. >> >> >> Page Not Found Page not found (404) Sorry - the page you requested could not be found. Please choose a page from the navigation or try

NIHR HTA programme2004

192. Manipulative therapy and a low load exercise regimen each reduced the frequency and intensity of cervicogenic headache

Manipulative therapy and a low load exercise regimen each reduced the frequency and intensity of cervicogenic headache Manipulative therapy and a low load exercise regimen each reduced the frequency and intensity of cervicogenic headache | Evidence-Based Medicine This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name (...) or password? Search for this keyword Search for this keyword Main menu Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? You are here Manipulative therapy and a low load exercise regimen each reduced the frequency and intensity of cervicogenic headache Article Text Therapeutics Manipulative therapy and a low load exercise regimen each reduced the frequency and intensity of cervicogenic headache Free Michael

Evidence-Based Medicine (Requires free registration)2004

193. Do pizotifen or propranolol reduce the frequency of migraine headache?

Do pizotifen or propranolol reduce the frequency of migraine headache? BestBets: Do pizotifen or propranolol reduce the frequency of migraine headache Do pizotifen or propranolol reduce the frequency of migraine headache Report By: Nick Barnes - Specialist Registrar Search checked by Guy Millman - Specialist Registrar Institution: John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK and Royal Manchester Children's Hospital, Manchester, UK respectively Date Submitted: 19th March 2004 Date Completed: 13th July (...) 2004 Last Modified: 13th July 2004 Status: Green (complete) Three Part Question In [an adolescent with frequent migrainous headache] does the [prescription of pizotifen or propranolol] [reduce the frequency and/or the severity of migraine attacks]? Clinical Scenario Once again you find yourself in a busy general paediatric clinic faced with a 14-year-old girl suffering from recurrent headaches for the last 9 months. The history would suggest frequent attacks of a migrainous nature without aura

BestBETS2004

194. Effect of preventive treatment with botulinum toxin type A on acute headache medication usage in migraine patients

Effect of preventive treatment with botulinum toxin type A on acute headache medication usage in migraine patients Effect of preventive treatment with botulinum toxin type A on acute headache medication usage in migraine patients Effect of preventive treatment with botulinum toxin type A on acute headache medication usage in migraine patients Schim J CRD summary This review assessed the effects of botulinum toxin type-A (BoNT-A) on the amount of drug relief used for migraines. The analysis (...) indicated a 57% reduction in medication use in the 8- to 12-week period after receiving BoNT-A. The search was limited, there was no quality assessment, and the analysis was based on dissimilar studies. The conclusions should therefore be viewed with caution. Authors' objectives To assess the preventive effects of botulinum toxin type A (BoNT-A, marketed as BOTOX) on the amount of acute headache medication used for migraines. Searching MEDLINE and EMBASE were searched from 1993 to 2003, while published

DARE.2004

195. The effectiveness of physiotherapy and manipulation in patients with tension-type headache: a systematic review

The effectiveness of physiotherapy and manipulation in patients with tension-type headache: a systematic review The effectiveness of physiotherapy and manipulation in patients with tension-type headache: a systematic review The effectiveness of physiotherapy and manipulation in patients with tension-type headache: a systematic review Lenssinck M L, Damen L, Verhagen A P, Berger M Y, Passchier J, Koes B W CRD summary This review assessed the clinical effectiveness of physiotherapy and (spinal (...) ) manipulation in patients with tension-type headache. The authors concluded that there is insufficient evidence to assess the effectiveness of physiotherapy and (spinal) manipulation. This was a well-conducted review and the authors' conclusions correctly reflect the limitations of the evidence. Authors' objectives To assess the clinical effectiveness of physiotherapy and (spinal) manipulation in patients with tension-type headache (TTH). Searching MEDLINE and EMBASE (both from inception to January 2003

DARE.2004

196. Improvement of headache symptoms and reduction in headache medication usage in patients treated with botulinum toxin type A

Improvement of headache symptoms and reduction in headache medication usage in patients treated with botulinum toxin type A Improvement of headache symptoms and reduction in headache medication usage in patients treated with botulinum toxin type A Improvement of headache symptoms and reduction in headache medication usage in patients treated with botulinum toxin type A McAllister P Record Status This is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS (...) EED. Each abstract contains a brief summary of the methods, the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study and the conclusions drawn. Health technology The use of botulinum toxin Type A (BoNT-A; BOTOX) for the prevention of headaches. BoNT-A treatment was administered using a "fixed-site" and/or a "follow-the-pain" approach. The fixed-site method was used for patients with migraine or headaches with features of migraine. The follow-the-pain

NHS Economic Evaluation Database.2004

197. Cost effectiveness analysis of a randomised trial of acupuncture for chronic headache in primary care

Cost effectiveness analysis of a randomised trial of acupuncture for chronic headache in primary care Cost effectiveness analysis of a randomised trial of acupuncture for chronic headache in primary care Cost effectiveness analysis of a randomised trial of acupuncture for chronic headache in primary care Wonderling D, Vickers A J, Grieve R, McCarney R Record Status This is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Each abstract contains (...) a brief summary of the methods, the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study and the conclusions drawn. Health technology Acupuncture treatment from trained physiotherapists, spread over 3 months, was compared with usual care for the treatment of chronic headache. Type of intervention Treatment. Economic study type Cost-utility analysis. Study population The study population comprised patients who reported an average of at least two headaches

NHS Economic Evaluation Database.2004

198. Botulinum toxin for treatment of primary chronic headache disorders

Botulinum toxin for treatment of primary chronic headache disorders Botulinum toxin for treatment of primary chronic headache disorders Botulinum toxin for treatment of primary chronic headache disorders BlueCross BlueShield Association Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment has been made for the HTA database. The BlueCross BlueShield Association Technology Evaluation Center website ( ) includes (...) the most recent 3 years of TEC Assessments. To request older reports, please use the “contact us” feature on the website. Citation BlueCross BlueShield Association. Botulinum toxin for treatment of primary chronic headache disorders. Chicago: BlueCross BlueShield Association (BCBS). TEC Assessment 19(10). 2004 Authors' objectives This Assessment will evaluate whether or not the addition of botulinum toxin (BTX) injections to patients usual regimens of prophylactic and/or abortive drug therapy improves

Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.2004

199. Acupuncture of chronic headache disorders in primary care: randomised controlled trial and economic analysis

Acupuncture of chronic headache disorders in primary care: randomised controlled trial and economic analysis Acupuncture of chronic headache disorders in primary care: randomised controlled trial and economic analysis Acupuncture of chronic headache disorders in primary care: randomised controlled trial and economic analysis Vickers A J, Rees R W, Zollman C E, McCarney R, Smith C M, Ellis N, et al Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment from (...) a member of INAHTA. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment has been made for the HTA database. Citation Vickers A J, Rees R W, Zollman C E, McCarney R, Smith C M, Ellis N, et al. Acupuncture of chronic headache disorders in primary care: randomised controlled trial and economic analysis. Health Technology Assessment 2004; 8(48): 1-50 Authors' objectives The primary objective was to determine the effects of a policy of 'use acupuncture', compared with a policy of 'avoid acupuncture

Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.2004

200. Biofeedback for headache and chronic musculoskeletal pain

Biofeedback for headache and chronic musculoskeletal pain Biofeedback for headache and chronic musculoskeletal pain Biofeedback for headache and chronic musculoskeletal pain Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment has been made for the HTA database. Citation Biofeedback for headache and chronic musculoskeletal pain. Lansdale: HAYES, Inc.. Directory Publication. 2004 Authors' objectives Biofeedback (...) is a behavioral training program that teaches a person how to control certain autonomic reactions such as heart rate, blood pressure, skin temperature, and muscular tension. The goal of biofeedback training for patients with chronic pain is to reduce or eliminate pain through learned control of physiological responses of the body. Final publication URL The report may be purchased from: Indexing Status Subject indexing assigned by CRD MeSH Biofeedback (Psychology); Headache; Musculoskeletal Diseases; Pain

Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.2004