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REBEL Core Cast 83.0 – Post-LP Headache

Take Home Points Post dural-puncture headache affects up to 30% of patients after lumbar puncture. Suspect PDPH in all patients who recently underwent an LP or epidural anesthesia regardless of whether they meet the IHS criteria. The best way to …

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NeurologyProcedures and Skills

REBEL Core Cast – Basics of EM – Headache

Take Home Points Hypertension rarely causes headache, it’s usually the other way around. Patients with headaches are in pain, and in turn, may have elevated blood pressures. Treat the underlying issue and you’ll treat the HTN at the same time. …

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Head, Eye, Ear, Nose, and Throat

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

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