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1. Acupuncture for migraine headaches

Acupuncture for migraine headaches Acupuncture for migraine headaches Toggle navigation Shared more. Cited more. Safe forever. Toggle navigation View Item JavaScript is disabled for your browser. Some features of this site may not work without it. Search MOspace This Collection Browse Statistics Acupuncture for migraine headaches View/ Open Date 2010-04 Format Metadata Abstract Acupuncture reduces the frequency of migraine headaches when used as an adjunct to, or in place of, medical management

2019 Clinical Inquiries

2. Migraine and Tension Headache

Migraine and Tension Headache ? 2018 Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Washington. All rights reserved. 1 Migraine and Tension Headache Guideline Background 2 Diagnosis Red flag warning signs 2 Differential diagnosis 2 Imaging 3 Migraine versus tension headache 3 Medication overuse headache 3 Menstruation-related migraine 3 Tension Headache Acute treatment 4 Prophylaxis 5 Migraine Headache Acute treatment 6 Treatment of refractory migraine 7 Prophylaxis 8 Menstruation-related migraine (...) prophylaxis 11 Medication Overuse Headache Treatment 12 Evidence Summary 13 References 18 Clinician Lead and Guideline Development 21 Last guideline approval: April 2018 Guidelines are systematically developed statements to assist patients and providers in choosing appropriate health care for specific clinical conditions. While guidelines are useful aids to assist providers in determining appropriate practices for many patients with specific clinical problems or prevention issues, guidelines are not meant

2018 Kaiser Permanente Clinical Guidelines

3. Guideline for primary care management of headache in adults

Guideline for primary care management of headache in adults Guideline for primary care management of headache in adults | The College of Family Physicians of Canada Main menu User menu Search Search for this keyword Search for this keyword Review Article Practice Guideline for primary care management of headache in adults Werner J. Becker , Ted Findlay , Carmen Moga , N. Ann Scott , Christa Harstall and Paul Taenzer Canadian Family Physician August 2015, 61 (8) 670-679; Werner J. Becker (...) at the Institute of Health Economics. Paul Taenzer Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Calgary. Abstract Objective To increase the use of evidence-informed approaches to diagnosis, investigation, and treatment of headache for patients in primary care. Quality of evidence A comprehensive search was conducted for relevant guidelines and systematic reviews published between January 2000 and May 2011. The guidelines were critically appraised using the AGREE

2015 Institute of Health Economics

4. Ambassador Program Guideline for Management of Primary Headache in Adults - Clinical Practice Guideline Background Document

Ambassador Program Guideline for Management of Primary Headache in Adults - Clinical Practice Guideline Background Document application/octet-stream

2017 Institute of Health Economics

5. Headache

Headache Evidence Maps - Trip Database or use your Google+ account Turning Research Into Practice ALL of these words: Title only Anywhere in the document ANY of these words: Title only Anywhere in the document This EXACT phrase: Title only Anywhere in the document EXCLUDING words: Title only Anywhere in the document Timeframe: to: Combine searches by placing the search numbers in the top search box and pressing the search button. An example search might look like (#1 or #2) and (#3 or #4

2018 Trip Evidence Maps

6. Melatonin Is Superior to Amitriptyline for Headache Prevention Based on the Proportion of Patients Who Improved >50% in Headache Frequency

Melatonin Is Superior to Amitriptyline for Headache Prevention Based on the Proportion of Patients Who Improved >50% in Headache Frequency UTCAT3159, Found CAT view, CRITICALLY APPRAISED TOPICs University: | | ORAL HEALTH EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE PROGRAM View the CAT / Title Melatonin Is Superior to Amitriptyline for Headache Prevention Based on the Proportion of Patients Who Improved >50% in Headache Frequency Clinical Question In adults with migraine headaches, is melatonin superior than (...) amitriptyline in preventing the frequency and intensity of migraine headaches? Clinical Bottom Line For patients with migraine headaches, melatonin 3 mg is better than placebo for migraine prevention, more tolerable than amitriptyline, and as effective as amitriptyline 25 mg. Tolerability measures included the incidences of adverse events, including those that led to the premature withdrawal from the study as well as those that were life threatening. Best Evidence (you may view more info by clicking

2017 UTHSCSA Dental School CAT Library

7. Primary Care Management of Headache in Adults

Primary Care Management of Headache in Adults PRIMARY CARE MANAGEMENT OF HEADACHE IN ADULTS Clinical Practice Guideline | September 2016 2 nd Edition These recommendations are systematically developed statements to assist practitioner and patient decisions about appropriate health care for specific clinical circumstances. They should be used as an adjunct to sound clinical decision making. OBJECTIVES ? To increase the use of evidence-informed approaches for the prevention, assessment, diagnosis (...) , and treatment of headache for patients in primary care. ? To promote appropriate specialist referrals and use of diagnostic tests in patients with headache. ? To provide guidance on the parenteral pharmacological treatment of refractory migraine attacks for use in appropriate settings where parenteral medications can be safely administered. ? To encourage patients to engage in appropriate self-management. TARGET POPULATION Adult patients 18 years or older in primary care settings EXCLUSIONS ? Some guidance

2012 Toward Optimized Practice

8. Migraine headache in adults

Migraine headache in adults Migraine headache in adults - Symptoms, diagnosis and treatment | BMJ Best Practice You'll need a subscription to access all of BMJ Best Practice Search  Migraine headache in adults Last reviewed: February 2019 Last updated: October 2018 Summary Migraine is a chronic, genetically determined, episodic, neurological disorder that usually presents in early-to-mid life. Patients complain of intermittent headache and associated symptoms, such as visual disturbance (...) in general are preferred over non-specific treatments. However, there are no trials directly comparing triptans. Complications include status migrainosus, migrainous infarction, chronic migraine, persistent aura without infarction and seizures, analgesic gastropathy, transformation of episodic to chronic migraine, and medication-overuse headache. Definition Migraine is a chronic, genetically determined, episodic neurological disorder that usually presents in early-to-mid life. Key features in the history

2018 BMJ Best Practice

9. Botulinum neurotoxin for the treatment of blepharospasm, cervical dystonia, adult spasticity, and headache

Botulinum neurotoxin for the treatment of blepharospasm, cervical dystonia, adult spasticity, and headache Practice guideline update summary: Botulinum neurotoxin for the treatment of blepharospasm, cervical dystonia, adult spasticity, and headache | 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 May 10, 2016 ; 86 (19) Special Article Practice guideline update summary (...) : Botulinum neurotoxin for the treatment of blepharospasm, cervical dystonia, adult spasticity, and headache Report of the Guideline Development Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology David M. Simpson , Mark Hallett , Eric J. Ashman , Cynthia L. Comella , Mark W. Green , Gary S. Gronseth , Melissa J. Armstrong , David Gloss , Sonja Potrebic , Joseph Jankovic , Barbara P. Karp , Markus Naumann , Yuen T. So , Stuart A. Yablon First published April 18, 2016, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1212/WNL

2016 American Academy of Neurology

10. Manual Therapy for the Treatment of Cervicogenic Headaches: Clinical Effectiveness

Manual Therapy for the Treatment of Cervicogenic Headaches: Clinical Effectiveness Manual Therapy for the Treatment of Cervicogenic Headaches: Clinical Effectiveness | CADTH.ca Find the information you need Manual Therapy for the Treatment of Cervicogenic Headaches: Clinical Effectiveness Manual Therapy for the Treatment of Cervicogenic Headaches: Clinical Effectiveness Published on: July 12, 2017 Project Number: RA0914-000 Product Line: Research Type: Devices and Systems Report Type: Reference (...) List Result type: Report Question What is the clinical effectiveness of using manual therapy for the treatment of adults or pediatric patients with cervicogenic headaches? Key Message Fourteen systematic reviews, 12 randomized controlled trials, and one non-randomized study were identified regarding manual therapy for the treatment of cervicogenic headaches. Tags headache disorders, acupressure, headache, manipulation, chiropractic, massage, musculoskeletal manipulations, traction, Cervicogenic

2017 Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health - Rapid Review

11. Pathophysiology and Treatment of Migraine and Related Headache (Treatment)

Pathophysiology and Treatment of Migraine and Related Headache (Treatment) Migraine Headache Treatment & Management: Approach Considerations, Emergency Department Considerations, Reduction of Migraine Triggers Edition: No Results No Results Please confirm that you would like to log out of Medscape. If you log out, you will be required to enter your username and password the next time you visit. https://profreg.medscape.com/px/getpracticeprofile.do?method=getProfessionalProfile&urlCache (...) =aHR0cHM6Ly9lbWVkaWNpbmUubWVkc2NhcGUuY29tL2FydGljbGUvMTE0MjU1Ni10cmVhdG1lbnQ= processing > Migraine Headache Treatment & Management Updated: Jan 31, 2019 Author: Jasvinder Chawla, MD, MBA; Chief Editor: Helmi L Lutsep, MD Share Email Print Feedback Close Sections Sections Migraine Headache Treatment Approach Considerations Migraine treatment involves acute (abortive) and preventive (prophylactic) therapy. Patients with frequent attacks usually require both. Measures directed toward reducing migraine triggers are also generally advisable. Acute treatment aims to reverse

2014 eMedicine.com

12. Systematic review: Acupuncture may be considered to be an effective tool for patients with frequent episodic or chronic tension-type headache

Systematic review: Acupuncture may be considered to be an effective tool for patients with frequent episodic or chronic tension-type headache Acupuncture may be considered to be an effective tool for patients with frequent episodic or chronic tension-type headache | BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine We use cookies to improve our service and to tailor our content and advertising to you. You can manage your cookie settings via your browser at any time. To learn more about how we use cookies, please see (...) our . 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 Acupuncture may be considered to be an effective tool for patients with frequent episodic or chronic tension-type headache

2016 Evidence-Based Medicine (Requires free registration)

13. Effectiveness of Lateral Decubitus Position for Preventing Post-Dural Puncture Headache: A Meta-Analysis

Effectiveness of Lateral Decubitus Position for Preventing Post-Dural Puncture Headache: A Meta-Analysis Post-dural puncture headache (PDPH) is a relatively common complication of lumbar punctures for spinal anesthesia or neurologic diagnosis. For many years, a high number of drugs has been evaluated to treat PDPH, yet there is a minority to prevent this complication. The lateral decubitus position instead of sitting position during lumbar puncture has become an interesting approach because

2017 EvidenceUpdates

14. Tension-type headache

Tension-type headache Tension-type headache - Symptoms, diagnosis and treatment | BMJ Best Practice You'll need a subscription to access all of BMJ Best Practice Search  Tension-type headache Last reviewed: February 2019 Last updated: July 2018 Summary Tension-type headaches can be either episodic or chronic. Stress and mental tension are common triggers. Symptoms include dull, non-pulsatile, bilateral, constricting pain (not severe); pericranial tenderness is common. Unlike migraine (...) , there is no significant nausea, no vomiting, and a lack of aggravation by routine physical activity. Usually responds to simple analgesics; preventative treatments have less evidence for their effectiveness. Non-drug therapies include relaxation, electromyographic biofeedback, cognitive behavioural therapy, and physiotherapy. Definition Tension-type headaches can be either episodic or chronic. They are rarely disabling or associated with any significant autonomic phenomena, thus patients do not usually seek medical

2018 BMJ Best Practice

15. Treatment of Cluster Headache: The American Headache Society Evidence-Based Guidelines. (PubMed)

Treatment of Cluster Headache: The American Headache Society Evidence-Based Guidelines. Cluster headache (CH), the most common trigeminal autonomic cephalalgia, is an extremely debilitating primary headache disorder that is often not optimally treated. New evidence-based treatment guidelines for CH will assist clinicians with identifying and choosing among current treatment options.In this systematic review we appraise the available evidence for the acute and prophylactic treatment of CH (...) , patient preferences, clinician experience, cost, and the invasiveness of the intervention. Given the lack of Class I evidence and Level A recommendations, particularly for a number of commonly used preventive therapies, further studies are warranted to demonstrate safety and efficacy for established and emerging therapies.© 2016 American Headache Society.

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2016 Headache

16. Spinal rehabilitative exercise or manual treatment for the prevention of tension-type headache in adults [Cochrane Protocol]

Spinal rehabilitative exercise or manual treatment for the prevention of tension-type headache in adults [Cochrane Protocol] Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated files or external websites. Email salutation (e.g. "Dr Smith" or "Joanne

2016 PROSPERO

18. Migraine headache in children

Migraine headache in children Migraine headache in children - Symptoms, diagnosis and treatment | BMJ Best Practice You'll need a subscription to access all of BMJ Best Practice Search  Migraine headache in children Last reviewed: February 2019 Last updated: May 2018 Summary Migraine has a high prevalence in children (10%) and is a significant source of morbidity. Careful consideration of the broad differential diagnosis is important when evaluating a child with headache. The expectations (...) for the success of treatment should take account of the level to which psychological factors are contributing to symptoms. Not all treatments (acute or prophylactic) work for every patient. Spontaneous remission with increasing age may occur in 25% to 50% of children. Definition Migraine is defined by the International Headache Society (IHS) as a recurrent headache that occurs with or without aura and lasts for 2 to 48 hours. It is usually unilateral in nature, of gradual onset (15 to 30 minutes), pulsating

2018 BMJ Best Practice

19. Acetylsalicylic Acid (ASA) + Paracetamol + Caffeine Combination Compared With ASA + Paracetamol as Well as ASA, Paracetamol, and Caffeine in Headache Patients

Acetylsalicylic Acid (ASA) + Paracetamol + Caffeine Combination Compared With ASA + Paracetamol as Well as ASA, Paracetamol, and Caffeine in Headache Patients Acetylsalicylic Acid (ASA) + Paracetamol + Caffeine Combination Compared With ASA + Paracetamol as Well as ASA, Paracetamol, and Caffeine in Headache Patients - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov Hide glossary Glossary Study record managers: refer to the if submitting registration or results information. Search for terms x × Study Record (...) Detail Saved Studies Save this study Warning You have reached the maximum number of saved studies (100). Please remove one or more studies before adding more. Acetylsalicylic Acid (ASA) + Paracetamol + Caffeine Combination Compared With ASA + Paracetamol as Well as ASA, Paracetamol, and Caffeine in Headache Patients The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal

2014 Clinical Trials

20. Drug therapy for treating post-dural puncture headache. (PubMed)

Drug therapy for treating post-dural puncture headache. This is an updated version of the original Cochrane review published in Issue 8, 2011, on 'Drug therapy for treating post-dural puncture headache'.Post-dural puncture headache (PDPH) is the most common complication of lumbar puncture, an invasive procedure frequently performed in the emergency room. Numerous pharmaceutical drugs have been proposed to treat PDPH but there are still some uncertainties about their clinical effectiveness.To (...) considered for this review were: PDPH persistence of any severity at follow-up (primary outcome), daily activity limited by headache, conservative supplementary therapeutic option offered, epidural blood patch performed, change in pain severity scores, improvements in pain severity scores, number of days participants stay in hospital, any possible adverse events and missing data.Review authors independently selected studies, assessed risk of bias and extracted data. We estimated risk ratios (RR

2015 Cochrane