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Short Intervention for Medication Overuse Headache (MOH) - Pilot

2014-08-27 03:15:35 | BioPortfolio

Summary

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".

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Medication Overuse Headache

Intervention

Trained counselling

Location

Department of General Practice and Community Medicine
Oslo
Norway
0318

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

University Hospital, Akershus

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:15:35-0400

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

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.

The formal process of obtaining a complete and accurate list of each patient's current home medications including name, dosage, frequency, and route of administration, and comparing admission, transfer, and/or discharge medication orders to that list. The reconciliation is done to avoid medication errors.

Overall systems, traditional or automated, to provide medication to patients in hospitals. Elements of the system are: handling the physician's order, transcription of the order by nurse and/or pharmacist, filling the medication order, transfer to the nursing unit, and administration to the patient.

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