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Emergency Department and Inpatient Management

Lawrence C. Newman and Morris Levin

in Headache and Facial Pain

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print November 2008 | ISBN: 9780195373875
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322800 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780195373875.003.0020

Series: What Do I Do Now

Emergency Department and Inpatient Management

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This chapter reviews the treatment of headache in the emergency department and the indications for inpatient admission. In addition, a variety of treatment strategies are discussed, and tapering methods for butalbital-containing medications and opioids are provided.

Chapter.  1489 words. 

Subjects: Neurology ; Pain Medicine

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