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Preventing migraine headache in adults

D'Arcy, Yvonne MS, CRNP, CNS

doi: 10.1097/01.NURSE.0000438711.20345.a9

For a heads-up about thwarting these disabling headaches, review the latest recommendations for migraine prophylaxis—including a summary of the evidence on drugs and other treatments that have (and haven't) proven effective.

Yvonne D'Arcy is a pain management and palliative care nurse practitioner at Surburban Hospital-Johns Hopkins Medicine in Bethesda, Md., and a member of the Nursing2014 editorial board.

The author has disclosed that she has no financial relationships related to this article.

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