Resource Summary

Target Population: Adult patients 18 years or older in primary care settings.
• This guideline does not provide recommendations for the management of patients with headache in the emergency department or inpatient setting beyond a discussion of “red flags” and some comments on the initial patient assessment. It is intended for primary care providers rather than for headache specialists.
• Although some advice is provided with regard to the diagnosis and investigation of secondary headache disorders^ and the management of cervicogenic headache and temporomandibular disorder are discussed briefly^ the guideline does not provide advice on the management of other secondary headache disorders.
• This guideline does not provide advice on the diagnosis and management of headache in children and adolescents.

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Publication Date: 2012-7-1
Last Updated on PCR: 2017-04-25 09:16:08