Your Migraine Cocktail Didn’t Work? Shake it Up! — Taming the SRU

Acute migraine causes 1.2 million visits to the US emergency departments annually. Headache is the fifth leading cause of patients presenting to the emergency department (ED) in the United States. [3] We have previously discussed evidence behind the traditional ‘Migraine Cocktail’ here. In this post, we will address adjunctive therapies when the first-line treatments haven’t… Your…

FOAM4GP Map – Do dizzy patients make your head spin?

image credit: Jun07DSC_0212 via free images (license) Patients presenting to General Practice with dizziness are a significant challenge. Dizziness incorporates a wide range of possible causes varying from completely benign to instantaneously life threatening. Appropriate workup involves comprehensive history taking and examination skills followed by judicious use of appropriate investigations. While a large proportion of…