Headaches: when to worry
Headaches are the bread and butter of a neurologist’s clinical work. The history is the key to making the correct diagnosis and this cannot be rushed! A good history will ensure that important diagnoses are not missed. Furthermore, a good history can ensure that unnecessary investigations are not performed, resulting in reduced length of stay and saving costs.
- How to take a good headache history in the acute medical setting.
- Recognising the red flags
- Management strategies for common headache syndromes.