Considering individual patient factors, effects of aging, and using online tools for drug interactions will aid in treatment of migraines in the elderly.
Based on the literature, investigators found no reason to tell patients with headache to abstain from alcohol.
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There is significant evidence that opioids are not the right treatment of choice for migraine in the emergency department.
The perioperative management of pain in patients with opioid use disorders presents multiple challenges to clinicians. A recent review offered clinical guidance for various subgroups of these individuals.
Data in children do support an association between pediatric obesity and headache disorders in general, but more research is needed to confirm the association specifically with pediatric migraine.
The integration of a Transitional Pain Service into a perioperative surgical home model could optimize perioperative pain control and opioid use, while reducing postdischarge hospital readmissions as well as the costs and disability linked to chronic postsurgical pain.
Abuse-deterrent opioid formulations have not yet been widely accepted despite their proposed value in reducing opioid abuse and related mortality. Many of the current barriers to broader use are related to their higher cost compared with conventional formulations.