Best Case Ever 3: Emergency Headache – Importance of Opening Pressure

In association with Episode 14 on Emergency Headache  with Dr. Anil Chopra and Dr. Stella Yiu, we present here Dr. Chopra’s Best Case Ever – Emergency Headache – Importance of Opening Pressure.

In Episode 14 Part 1 & 2 on Emergency Headache, Dr. Chopra and Dr. Yiu answer questions such as: With the ever improving resolution of CT, should we still be doing LP after negative plain CT head for all our thunderclap headache patients? How can we best minimize the chance of post-LP headache? What evidenced-based treatments can we initiate in the ED for our SAH patients that will improve outcomes? What are the best evidenced-based medications for migraine in the ED? What is the evidence for chiropractic neck manipulation as a cause for Cervical Artery Dissection? How do antiplatelets compare to heparin for the treatment of Cervical Artery Dissection? What is Spontaneous Intracranial Hypotension? What is the differential diagnosis for headache in the peri-partum patient? Does D-dimer have a role in ruling out Cerebral Venous Thrombosis in the low risk patient? and many more……

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About the Author:

Dr. Anton Helman is an Emergency Physician at North York General in Toronto. He is an Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto, Division of Emergency Medicine and the Education Innovation Lead at the Schwartz-Reisman Emergency Medicine Instititute. He is the founder, editor-in-chief and host of Emergency Medicine Cases.

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  1. […] Best Case Ever #3: Headache Pearls & Pitfalls, short podcast highlighting some of the red flags you need to know in the patient presenting with a chief complaint of headache. Is CT and LP always enough to rule out serious headache causes? […]

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