Fast, easy summary view of NICE guidance on 'headaches'
Specific, concise statements that act as markers of high-quality, cost-effective patient care
This guideline offers evidence-based advice on the diagnosis and management of tension-type headache, migraine (including migraine with aura and menstrual-related migraine), cluster headache and medication overuse headache in young people (aged 12 years and older) and adults.
This guidance has been incorporated into the following NICE Pathways, along with other related guidance and products.
Visit the NICE Pathway: headaches
This page was last updated: 22 August 2013
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- Academic detailing aid
- Baseline assessment tool
- Clinical audit tool
- Clinical case scenarios
- Costing report
- Costing template
- CG150 Headaches: diagnosis poster
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