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New Recommendations For Treating Head Pain

Reuters reports on a campaign, called Choosing Wisely, that encourages doctors who specialize in treating head pain “to list the procedures and treatments they think have risks or costs that may outweigh the benefits to patients.” More than 100 items suggested by the American Headache Society were evaluated by researchers and then distilled down to 5 items. One of the recommendations is to avoid imaging if a patient’s headaches have not changed over time.

Read the article published by Reuters.