Care Pathway for the Management of Episodic Tension-type Headaches

Adults with episodic tension-type headaches

Including:

  • All injured adults with episodic tension-type headaches

At initial contact, educate and reassure the patient that episodic tension-type headaches should resolve within a few months of symptom onset. Patients greatly improve their recovery by activity participating in their care.

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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

No

Discharge

Yes

Yes

Discharge

No