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An introduction to diagnosis and management of headache

30 November 2011

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Headache is a common, painful event that can be acute and/or chronic in nature. This article aims to give readers an insight into the condition by covering issues...

Subarachnoid haemorrhage: case study and literature review

07 April 2010

Emergency Nurse

Feature

More younger people are affected by subarachnoid haemorrhage (SAH) than by any other form of stroke, and fatality rates are high (van Gijn et al 2007). Classic signs...

Early recognition and management of brain tumours in children

Nursing Standard

evidence & practice

Brain tumours comprise over one quarter of all childhood cancers in the UK and are the most common cause of cancer-related deaths in children. The presentation of...

Pressure points

06 January 2009

Nursing Standard

Features

The City of London Migraine Clinic has seen around 2,500 people with this disabling condition this year. Research is an important part of the clinic’s remit.

Migraine in primary care: myths, management and medication overuse

07 August 2018

Primary Health Care

headache

This article is aimed at primary care nurses and covers the presentation of migraine across the whole lifespan. It reminds the reader that migraine is a genetic...

Advances in the pharmacological management of acute and chronic pain

06 June 2018

Nursing Standard

Pain

Effective management of acute and chronic pain is an important aspect of nursing practice. Relieving patients’ pain requires nurses to have an understanding of the...