Headache Pathway

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See also: Complications after Spinal or Epidural Anaesthetic - Headache written for patients
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This problem-specific video map, for insight into the diagnosis and management of headache in patients, providing content at key decision points (eg red flags, medication overuse, acute management and prevention) has been produced by the London Neuroscience Strategic Clinical Network of NHS England.

Content and copyright via the NHS London Neuroscience Strategic Clinical Network. Use of the pathway by other organisations is encouraged with acknowledgement to the London Clinical Networks.

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Author:
NHS England
Peer Reviewer:
NHS England
Document ID:
28995 (v2)
Last Checked:
19 May 2016
Next Review:
18 May 2021

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