Neurology and Neurosurgery Headache

This micro skills course will review the neurosurgical causes of headache, in particular bleeding in the brain and space-occupying lesions.

Delivery Mode
Online - Self Paced
Course Duration
30-60 minutes
Course Type
Yes, on completion
Course Code
Content Provider
Royal College of Surgeons of England

What will I learn?

  1. By the end of this session you will be able to:
  2. Apply the principles of the Monroe-Kelly doctrine with respect to headache
  3. List the characteristics of common space-occupying lesions
  4. Distinguish between subarachnoid haemorrhage and intracerebral haemorrhage, and explain the relevant pathophysiology, investigations and complications
  5. List common neurosurgical causes of headache

Course provided in association with


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  • This micro skills course may contain references to UK laws, regulations, policies and practice guidelines.
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