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Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Refractory migraines (GONB)

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emDocs - September 05, 2018 - Author: Cisewski D - Edited by: Singh Mand Long B
Last month, a long-anticipated research trial on ED migraine treatment came out of Bronx, NYC, looking at the use greater occipital nerve blocks (GONB) in the ED setting for the treatment of refractory migraines. That makes this a great opportunity to talk about migraines, what we know migraine treatment, and what nerve blocks bring to the table.
A Randomized, Sham-Controlled Trial of Bilateral Greater Occipital Nerve Blocks With Bupivacaine for Acute Migraine Patients Refractory to Standard ED Treatment With Metoclopramide