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Carol A. Barch, MN, FNP-BC

Carol A. Barch, MN, FNP-BC

  • Nurse Practitioner III
  • Department of Neurology
  • Division Headache Medicine
  • Stanford Health Care
  • Palo Alto, California
Essential Education for All Patients With Migraine

Essential Education for All Patients With Migraine

With a better understanding of migraine pathophysiology, the number of new migraine treatments has exploded in recent years. Over 40 million Americans suffer from migraine or other headache disorders, so it is inevitable that you will see patients with migraine, or will diagnose and manage them yourselfregardless of your area of expertise. That being said, it is imperative that clinicians become familiar with all the options available for prevention and treatment, including ne... Continue Reading

Filed under: Neurology, NPs & PAs

My Trip to the Capitol

My Trip to the Capitol

As clinicians, we often talk about being a patient advocate, which is something that most of us probably do daily. We may be advocating for authorization of... Continue Reading

Filed under: Health Policy and Trends, Neurology

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