Headache is one of the most common reasons for patients to visit primary care providers. Most patients can be well cared for in this setting, without the need for a specialty consultation. In this talk, the faculty will discuss lifestyle modification, complementary and alternative treatments, and both acute and preventive pharmacotherapy for primary headache disorders, including migraine and tension-type headache.
Migraine is one of the leading causes of pain and disability worldwide, but initiation of effective treatment is often delayed by misdiagnosis and unnecessary testing. This focused session aims to improve your confidence in the clinical diagnosis of migraine. Primary care physician Dr. Susan Burke, and headache specialist Dr. Katherine Carroll, discuss the differential diagnosis of headache and review how to clinically diagnose migraine. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording on 7/31/2020 and they are subject to change as new information is published.
Join primary care physician Dr. Susan Burke and headache specialist Dr. Stewart Tepper, as they review the best practices for communicating with and following patients with migraine. This discussion will include self-management and behavioral strategies for improving migraine symptoms. They will conclude the session with a discussion of three short patient case examples. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording on 8/31/2020 and they are subject to change as new information is published.
Take part in this interactive video-based activity that has been engineered to support your learning! Join neurology and primary care experts as they discuss the diagnosis of migraine and its acute management through a combination of video, quiz-questions, pop-up teaching points, and downloadable resources. Faculty will describe newer classes of acute treatment that have recently been approved for migraine, reviewing their indications, and comparing them with older treatment options. Through this activity, you will have access to a robust resource library, including slides, abstracts, and practice tools selected by the faculty, and which can be downloaded for future reference.
Watch expert faculty discuss assess and treat migraine through the case of a young man with recurrent headaches. Treatment will focus on traditional and new preventive therapies for chronic migraine as well as patient self-management strategies to optimize management. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording/release on 9/10/2020, and they are subject to change as new information is published.