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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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