Acute headache in children and adolescents presenting to the emergency department.

@article{Lewis2000AcuteHI,
  title={Acute headache in children and adolescents presenting to the emergency department.},
  author={Donald W Lewis and Farhan Ali Qureshi},
  journal={Headache},
  year={2000},
  volume={40 3},
  pages={200-3}
}
OBJECTIVES Our goals were (1) to investigate the causes of acute headache in childhood from the emergency department perspective and (2) to search for clinical clues that might distinguish headache associated with serious underlying disease. BACKGROUND The clinical presentation of headache in children and adolescents can be separated into 5 temporal patterns: acute, acute-recurrent, chronic progressive, chronic nonprogressive, and mixed. Few data exist regarding acute headache in children… CONTINUE READING
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