Comparisons of disability, quality of life, and resource use between chronic and episodic migraineurs: a clinic-based study in Taiwan.

@article{Wang2013ComparisonsOD,
  title={Comparisons of disability, quality of life, and resource use between chronic and episodic migraineurs: a clinic-based study in Taiwan.},
  author={Shuu-Jiun Wang and Po-Jen Wang and Jong-Ling Fuh and Kuan-Po Peng and Kwong Ng},
  journal={Cephalalgia : an international journal of headache},
  year={2013},
  volume={33 3},
  pages={171-81}
}
BACKGROUND The International Burden of Migraine Study (IBMS) showed chronic migraine (CM) was associated with a higher disease burden than episodic migraine (EM). However, in this study Asians with CM were underrepresented. Objectives We investigated if CM and EM differed in headache-related disability, health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and health care resource utilization in Taiwan. METHODS This study recruited patients with EM and CM from two headache clinics in Taiwan. Diagnosis was… CONTINUE READING
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