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Miller S, Matharu MS. Managing patients with cluster headache in primary care. Practitioner 2013;257 (1764):15-20

Managing patients with cluster headache in primary care

23 Sep 2013Registered users

Cluster headache is a strictly unilateral headache that occurs in association with cranial autonomic features. The diagnosis is purely clinical and it is therefore crucial to take a good history looking for its distinctive features. Specialist advice should be sought: at first presentation for confirmation of diagnosis, and development of a plan for managing current and future cluster bouts; and where first-line treatments fail.

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