Headache, Temporal Arteritis

Headache, Temporal Arteritis
[ ] ESR, CRP — but this a clinical dx
[ ] age > 50, jaw claudication (LR 4.2), diplopia (LR 2) or any transient vision changes, temp artery tenderness, decreased pulse, erythema, nodularity, etc (LR 2)
[ ] Solumedrol 125 mg IV x 1, f/b Prednisone 60-100 mg (1-1.5 mg/kg)
- Solumedrol 250 mg IV QID for 3-5 days if visual loss
[ ] referral for temporal artery bx

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