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REBEL Core Cast 65.0 – Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension

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Neurology

I-FiBH Trial: Intravenous Fluids in Benign Headaches – A Randomised, Single-Blinded Clinical Trial

Background:  Headache was the 5th most common reason for patients to present to the emergency department in the US in 2016.  Often ED providers include IV fluid boluses in their headache treatment cocktail, with prior research demonstrating IV fluids are …

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Neurology

Haloperidol for Treatment of Headache in the Emergency Department

Background Information: Headache is a common chief complaint that emergency physicians encounter almost every day and sometimes multiple times in each shift. In fact, headache is the fifth leading cause of patients presenting to the emergency department (ED).1 Current first-line …

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Neurology

Alternative Headache Therapies

Background: Presentations to the Emergency Department for acute headache are remarkably common, with more than 2 million visits each year in the United States (Goldstein 2006). Emergency clinicians are tasked with dual roles of excluding life-threatening pathology while rendering effective pain …

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Neurology

Post Lumbar Puncture Headaches

Lumbar puncture is a procedure that is commonly performed in the emergency department (ED) for both diagnostic and therapeutic reasons. Post lumbar puncture (LP) headache is one of the most common complications from LPs (6 – 36% incidence) and is essentially …

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Neurology

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