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The purpose of the study is to evaluate whether training of GPs in the detection and treatment of medication overuse headache leads to improved care for these patients as compared to "business as usual".
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator), Primary Purpose: Treatment
Medication Overuse Headache
Department of General Practice and Community Medicine
Not yet recruiting
University Hospital, Akershus
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:15:35-0400
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The use of a medication in an amount more than as prescribed.
Various conditions with the symptom of HEADACHE. Headache disorders are classified into major groups, such as PRIMARY HEADACHE DISORDERS (based on characteristics of their headache symptoms) and SECONDARY HEADACHE DISORDERS (based on their etiologies). (International Classification of Headache Disorders, 2nd ed. Cephalalgia 2004: suppl 1)
Conditions in which the primary symptom is HEADACHE and the headache cannot be attributed to any known causes.
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