Because headaches are such a common problem, this guide is a compilation of some of the recommendations of the National Institute for Health Care Excellence (NICE) as they relate to diagnosis and treatment.
It covers different subtypes of headache and describes some of the most common treatments.
This guide updates several recommendations published in 2002 on the diagnosis, monitoring and treatment of children and adolescents suffering from sickle-cell disease.
It promotes comprehensive care to improve patients’ quality of life and prolong their life expectancy.
This manual constitutes a guide and a means of support for families, helping them to face the day-to-day issues and to adapt to the needs of children with this disease.
It is an aid to help improve patients’ quality of life, whose fundamental objective is to care for, accompany and relieve the pain and the discomfort caused by this disease.
This guide provides information on chronic fatigue syndrome; it includes the nature of the syndrome, its course and keys to achieving clinical improvements.
It describes a treatment programme for people with this disease from a behavioural perspective.
This guide provides general recommendations and information to help make the best decisions with regard to migraines. It describes the general principles to ensure clinical efficiency as well as quality care.
It allows for appropriate diagnoses and treatments to achieve symptom relief and thereby improve patients’ quality of life and reduce economic impact.
This is a pharmaceutical guide for healthcare professionals. It highlights the importance of differentiating between primary headaches and the signs of another illness, considering that headaches often accompany other acute processes.
It differentiates between the various subtypes, such as acute headaches, recurring (migraine and tension headaches) and chronic progressive headaches. It also makes reference to diagnosis and treatment.
This guide conceptualises abdominal pain, distinguishing between the different subtypes according to whether it is long term, intermittent or constant.
It highlights the importance of detecting the symptoms and alarm signals, and provides a series of recommendations for professionals to guarantee quality of care.
The objective of this guide is to establish guidelines based on scientific knowledge to offer quality medical care and to act in accordance with evidence-based medicine.
Based on the experience of primary care doctors, this practical guide describes a variety of guidelines is intended to help healthcare professionals take the most effective decision in each case.
This guide provides guidelines on juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), a term proposed for a heterogeneous group of arthritis of unknown aetiology beginning in infancy.
The term encompasses different diseases, each one with clinically different manners of presentation and manifestation.