Headache Guideline & Supporting Resources

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Clinical Practice Guideline

Primary Care Management of Headache in Adults
(2nd edition September 2016)


Supporting Documents and Process Description

Note: The IHE Ambassador Program Research Team is in the process of preparing and submitting to the National Guideline Clearinghouse the updated 2nd edition guideline and its companion documents.


Resources and Tools


Clinical Resources


Instructional Videos

Headache Diary Sheets

  • The long form could be helpful for intensive evaluation and study of headaches and may be used by patients for a few months
    Download long form
  • The short form is designated to be used by patients for routine monitoring of medications and headache
    Download short form
     

Pathway Tool

Headache Disability Measurement Tools

External Guidelines

  • Canadian guideline for safe and effective use of opioids for chronic non-cancer pain. National Opioid Use Guideline Group (NOUGG), endorsed by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA); 2010. Available at: http://nationalpaincentre.mcmaster.ca/opioid/
     

Patient Resources


Patient Brochure

  • What you should know about your headache – Learn more about headache types, triggers, and treatments, when to get help, and how to help yourself.
    Download Patient Brochure


Patient Information Sheets – What you should know about....


Website resources for more information on migraines