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Headache

Editors' Choice of Best Available Content

This collection features the best content from AFP, as identified by the AFP editors, on headaches and related issues, including cluster headaches, migraines, tension-type headaches, and treatment of headaches. New research may affect the interpretation and application of this material. Clinical judgment is advised. Note that AFP content published within the past 12 months is accessible to AAFP members and paid subscribers only.

Categories

Screening and Diagnosis

Prevention

Treatment

Complications and Special Situations

Editorials and Letters

Improving Practice

Patient Education, Self-Care

Other AFP Content



Screening and Diagnosis

05/15/2013 Approach to Acute Headache in Adults
12/15/2006 Diagnosis of Migraine Headache [Point-of-Care Guides] Point of Care
12/15/2004 The Patient with Daily Headaches Patient Education

Prevention

11/01/2016 Valproate for Adult Migraine Prophylaxis [Medicine by the Numbers] new
07/01/2014 Topiramate for the Prophylaxis of Episodic Migraine in Adults [Cochrane for Clinicians]
05/01/2014 Gabapentin for the Prophylaxis of Episodic Migraine in Adults [Cochrane for Clinicians]
04/15/2013 AAN/AHS Update Recommendations for Migraine Prevention in Adults [Practice Guidelines]
01/01/2010 Effectiveness of Acupuncture for Migraine Prophylaxis [Cochrane for Clinicians]
01/01/2006 Medications for Migraine Prophylaxis Algorithm Patient Education
10/15/2005 Topiramate (Topamax) for Migraine Prevention [STEPS]
05/01/2005 Anticonvulsant Medications for Migraine Prevention [Cochrane for Clinicians]

Treatment

08/01/2016 Acupuncture for Frequent Tension-Type Headaches [Medicine by the Numbers]
05/01/2016 Ibuprofen for Treatment of Episodic Tension-Type Headaches [Medicine by the Numbers]
05/01/2014 Acute Migraine Treatment in Emergency Settings [Implementing AHRQ Effective Health Care Reviews]
04/15/2014 Chronic Daily Headache: Diagnosis and Management
02/01/2014 Aspirin With or Without Antiemetic for Acute Migraine Headaches in Adults [Cochrane for Clinicians]
07/15/2013 Cluster Headache Differential Diagnosis
02/01/2011 Treatment of Acute Migraine Headache Algorithm Differential Diagnosis
09/01/2009 Acupuncture for Pain Patient Education
11/15/2007 Mind-Body Therapies for Headache Patient Education
07/01/2007 Headache (Chronic Tension-Type) [Clinical Evidence Handbook]
09/01/2002 Tension-Type Headache Patient Education
05/01/2002 Migraine Headache [Clinical Evidence Handbook]

Complications and Special Situations

10/01/2013 Recognition and Evaluation of Nontraumatic Subarachnoid Hemorrhage and Ruptured Cerebral Aneurysm Algorithm
12/15/2009 Migraine Headache in Children [Clinical Evidence Handbook]
05/15/2008 Primary Brain Tumors in Adults
02/15/2002 Headaches in Children and Adolescents Patient Education

Editorials and Letters

05/15/2013 Hard-to-Diagnose Headache: Practical Tips for Diagnosis and Treatment [Editorials]
10/01/2011 Responses to Treatment of Acute Migraine Headache Article [Letters to the Editor]
03/01/2009 Case Report: Subarachnoid Hemorrhage in Woman with Migraines [Letters to the Editor]

Improving Practice

From Family Practice Management

AAFP's Journal of Practice Improvement

09/01/2008 ICD-9 Codes: Time for the Annual Update

Patient Education, Self-Care

04/15/2014 Chronic Daily Headache Patient Education
07/15/2013 Cluster Headache Patient Education

From FamilyDoctor.org

AAFP's Patient Information Resource

Headaches
Migraines

Other AFP Content

TIPS FROM OTHER JOURNALS

08/01/2010 Is High-Flow Oxygen Effective for Treatment of Cluster Headaches?

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