Chapter 1

The primary headache disorders

In this chapter, you’ll learn a basic approach to determine whether the headache fits one of the primary headache types, as defined by the IHS-ICHD 3 classification.
  • Reviewing the four stages of migraine
10 Lessons (47m 14s), 1 Quiz
Chapter 2

Secondary headaches

In this chapter, you’ll learn a basic approach to determine whether the headache fits one of the secondary headache types, as defined by the IHS-ICHD 3 classification.
10 Lessons (42m 55s), 1 Quiz
Chapter 3

Helping your patient

Characterize your patient's headaches by taking a great headache history. Here, you’ll learn how to help patients record a headache diary and identify food and non-food triggers.
  • Characterizing your patient's headaches
  • Taking a great headache history
  • Recording a headache diary
  • Identifying food triggers
  • Recognizing non-food triggers
  • Helping your patient quiz
6 Lessons (24m 36s), 1 Quiz
Chapter 4

Examining your patient

Learn how to properly perform a physical examination for headache patients. Learn how to identify neurological abnormalities and recognize when further testing is required.
  • Examining the headache patient
  • Conducting the neurological examination
  • Examining the patient with neurological abnormalities
  • Imaging the headache patient
  • Testing the headache patient
  • Examining your patient quiz
6 Lessons (21m 38s), 1 Quiz
Chapter 5

Treatment

Treat and prevent headaches. In this chapter, you’ll learn important considerations when choosing between various prophylactic regimens and abortive therapies.
  • Approaching treatment
  • Considering prophylactic medication
  • Choosing prophylactic medication
  • Identifying newer prophylactics
  • Deciding on abortive treatment
  • Reviewing rescue medication and tolerance
  • Diagnosing patient cases
  • Treatment quiz
  • Headaches Masterclass outro
9 Lessons (30m 53s), 1 Quiz