Care Pathway for the Management of Episodic Tension-type Headaches

Referrals and Collaborations

Incomplete recovery:

  • Patients who have not significantly improved or recovered within the first 3 months after injury should be referred to a physician

Major symptom change (new or worsening physical, mental or psychological symptoms):

  • Refer patients for further evaluation at any time point during their care if they develop worsening symptoms, or new physical, mental or psychological symptoms

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No

No

No

Yes

Management of Symptoms

 

Based on shared decision making between the patient and provider, any one of the following therapeutic interventions is recommended:

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Yes

Yes

No

Discharge

Yes

Yes

Discharge

No