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SIGN migraine guideline

2018-03-12T16:37:00+00:00By

This Guidelines summary covers the pharmacological options for migraines, medication overuse headache, preventative treatment, and a treatment pathway

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NICE low back pain and sciatica guideline

2016-11-01T22:13:00+00:00By

A practical summary of the updated 2016 NICE guideline on the early management of persistent mechanical non-specific low back pain.

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NICE palliative care guideline

2016-08-01T00:00:00+01:00By

This brief summary of NICE’s guideline on prescribing opioids in palliative care includes a care pathway algorithm, dose titration, and routes of delivery.

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EULAR/ACR polymyalgia rheumatica guideline

2016-03-29T00:00:00+01:00By European League Against Rheumatism and American College of Rheumatology

A brief guideline on the management of polymyalgia rheumatica. Includes a useful management algorithm.

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NICE headache guideline

2015-12-08T00:00:00+00:00By

This easy-to-read summary of NICE's guideline explores the diagnosis and management of tension, migraine, cluster, and medication overuse headaches.

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Educational resources

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Pharmacological management of chronic mixed pain in primary care

2019-08-19T07:00:00+01:00Commissioned by Grünenthal Ltd

This management algorithm has been commissioned by Grünenthal Ltd, who also provided funding for its development.

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