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All Guidelines, Reports and Recommendations published by IHS are accessible below. Guidelines published by National Society Members and submitted for publication on this site are also accessible. Not all of these can be copied, saved or printed. 

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British Association for the Study of Headache Guidelines:

> BASH Management Guidelines 2010

Brazilian Headache Society Guidelines:

> Latin American consensus on guidelines for chronic migraine treatment (Consenso latino-americano para as diretrizes de tratamento da migrânea crônica) (English)
> Recommendations for the treatment of migraine attacks - a Brazilian consensus (Recomendações para o tratamento da crise migranosa - um consenso brasileiro) (English)
> Recomendações para o tratamento profilático da migrânea
> Recomendaçoes para o tratamento da crise migranosa (2000)
> Protocolo nacional para diagnóstico e manejo das cefaleias nas unidades de urgência do Brasil - 2018

Canadian Headache Society Guidelines:

> Migraine Prophylactic Guidelines

Dutch Headache Society Guidelines:

> Dutch guideline for migraine, tension-type and medication overuse headache 2018
> Dutch guidelines 2013-Chronische aangezichtspijn

French Headache Society Guidelines:

> Recommandations pour le diagnostic et la prise en charge de la névralgie trigéminale classique (French) (Société Française d'Etudes des Migraines et Céphalées et Société française de Neurochirurgie). Donnet A et al. Rev Neurochir (Paris) 2018 Sept; 64(4):285-302.
> French guidelines for diagnosis and treatment of classical trigeminal neuralgia (French Headache Society and French Neurosurgical Society). Donnet A et al. Rev Neurol (Paris). 2017 Mar;173(3):131-51.
> Recommandations pour la prise en charge d'une céphalée en urgence (French) (French guidelines for the emergency management of headaches) Moisset et al. Douleurs 2018;19:4-16
> French guidelines for the emergency management of headaches (English) Moisset et al. French Guidelines for the Emergency Management of Headaches. Rev Neurol (Paris) 2016;172:350-6
> Démarche diagnostique générale devant une céphalée chronique quotidienne (CCQ) – Prise en charge d'une CCQ chez le migraineux: céphalée par abus médicamenteux et migraine chronique/Recommandations de la SFEMC, ANLLF et SFETD (French) (Management of chronic daily headache in migraine patients; Medication overuse headache and chronic migraine)
> Recommandations pour le diagnostique et le traitement de I'algie vasculaire de la face (French) (French guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of cluster headache (French Headache Society))
> Prise en charge diagnostique et thérapeutique de la migraine chez l'adulte et chez l'enfant (French) (Guidelines for the diagnosis and management of migraine in adults and children)
> Guidelines for the diagnosis and management of migraine in adults and children (English)

German Headache Society Guidelines:

> Treatment of migraine attacks and prevention of migraine: Guidelines by the German Migraine and Headache Society and the German Society of Neurology
> Relaxation therapy and cognitive behavioural therapy of migraine
> Acute therapy and prophylaxis of migraine
> Idiopathic and symptomatic headache
> Idiopathic headache therapy in children and adolescents
> Rare idiopathic headache diseases
> Self medication in migraine and tension-type headache
> Therapy and prophylaxis of cluster headache and other trigemino autonomic headache
> Therapy of primary chronic headache: chronic migraine, tension-type headache, and other chronic daily headache
> Treatment of migraine and idiopathic syndromes in pregnancy and lactation
> Trigeminal neuralgia

Italian Society For Headache Studies Guidelines:

> Italian guidelines for primary headaches: 2012 revised version

Japanese Headache Society Guidelines:

> Japanese Headache Society Guideline: Clinical Practice Guideline for Chronic Headache 2013

Portuguese Headache Society Guidelines:

> Principios europeus da abordagem das cefaleias comuns nos cuidados de saúde primários (European principles of management of common headache disorders in primary care)
> Recomendacoes terapeuticas cefaleias 2009 (Portuguese Headache Society guideline for treatment of primary headaches)

Spanish Headache Society Guidelines:

Up to date Spanish Headache Society guidelines can be found HERE

Swiss Headache Society Guidelines:

> Swiss treatment guidelines - French
> Swiss treatment guidelines - German

Other Guidelines

Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network

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