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    • b.

      Mortality/ morbidity

    • c.

      Risk factors

    • d.

      Prevention strategies

    • e.

      Anatomy and physiology review

  • 2.

    Pathophysiology

    • a.

      Primary

      • (1)

        Continuum of tension and migraine

    • b.

      Cluster

      • (1)

        Unknown

    • c.

      General thoughts

      • (1)

        Central serotonergic transmission abnormalities

      • (2)

        Vascular structure inflammation

      • (3)

        Neurogenic inflammation

      • (4)

        Platelet aggregation with release of vasoactive substances

  • 3.

    Assessment findings

    • a.

      History

      • (1)

        General health

      • (2)

        Previous medical conditions

      • (3)

        Medications

      • (4)

        Previous experience with complaint

      • (5)

        Time of onset

    • b.

      Physical

      • (1)

        Standard exam for patient with potential neurological event

  • 4.

    Management

    • a.

      Airway and ventilatory support

      • (1)

        Oxygen

      • (2)

        Positioning

      • (3)

        Suction

      • (4)

        Assisted ventilation

      • (5)

        Suction

      • (6)

        Advanced airway device

    • b.

      Circulatory support

      • (1)

        Venous access

      • (2)

        Blood analysis

    • c.

      Non-pharmacological interventions

      • (1)

        General comfort measures

    • d.

      Pharmacological interventions

      • (1)

        Antiemetics

      • (2)

        Rehydration

      • (3)

        Pain control

    • e.

      Psychological support

    • f.

      Transport considerations

F.

(1) (2) Neoplasms 1. Epidemiolo

gy

Appropriate mode Appropriate facility

a.

Incidence

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