Headache and Pain                                                                 

Module Editor: Andrew Dowson

This module includes sessions on acute and chronic headache management in primary care, neurology clinics, A&E and neurosurgery clinics.  The specifics of infection, haemorrhage and tumour management will be found elsewhere.  This module covers trigeminal neuralgia. The sessions have been written by neurosurgeons, general practitioners, neurologists and anaesthetists.

Please select a lesson from the list below.

Available courses

Performing a Percutaneous Trigeminal Rhizotomy

Bibliography Wiki

Head Pain: Epidemiology and General Considerations

Differential Diagnosis of Headache

Overview of Chronic Headache

Headache in Children and Adolescents

Acute Management and Prevention of Migraine

Diagnosis and Treatment of Migraine

Psychological Management in Chronic Headache

Cluster Headache Acute and Prophylactic Treatments

Diagnosis and Treatment of Cranial Arteritis

Diagnosis and Treatment of Episodic Tension Type Headache

Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension

Low CSF Pressure Headache

Diagnosis and Management of Trigeminal Autonomic Cephalalgias

Diagnosis and Treatment of Non-dental Facial Pain

Diagnosis and Treatment of Trigeminal Neuralgia

Performing a MicroVascular Decompression for Trigeminal Neuralgia

Neuropathic Pain

Pain Related Anatomical Pathways and Physiology

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome