Patterns of use of peripheral nerve blocks and trigger point injections among headache practitioners in the USA: Results of the American Headache Society Interventional Procedure Survey (AHS-IPS).

@article{Blumenfeld2010PatternsOU,
  title={Patterns of use of peripheral nerve blocks and trigger point injections among headache practitioners in the USA: Results of the American Headache Society Interventional Procedure Survey (AHS-IPS).},
  author={Andrew M. Blumenfeld and Avi Ashkenazi and Brian Mitchell Grosberg and Uri Napchan and Samer N. Narouze and Bob Nett and Traci B DePalma and Barbara L Rosenthal and Stewart Tepper and Richard B. Lipton},
  journal={Headache},
  year={2010},
  volume={50 6},
  pages={937-42}
}
BACKGROUND Many clinicians use peripheral nerve blocks (NBs) and trigger point injections (TPIs) for the treatment of headaches. Little is known, however, about the patterns of use of these procedures among practitioners in the USA. OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to obtain information on patterns of office-based use of peripheral NBs and TPIs by headache practitioners in the USA. METHODS Using an Internet-based questionnaire, the Interventional Procedures Special Interest Section of… CONTINUE READING

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