Evaluation of the assessment and management of acute migraines in two Australian metropolitan emergency departments

@inproceedings{Cheng2016EvaluationOT,
  title={Evaluation of the assessment and management of acute migraines in two Australian metropolitan emergency departments},
  author={Chris-Tin Cheng and Gemma Law and Cristina San Rom{\'a}n and Gim Hong Tan and Biswadev Mitra},
  year={2016}
}
Introduction: Migraines are one of the commonest presenting complaints to emergency departments (ED), and may result in prolonged length of stay with symptoms being severe and refractory to typical remedies, such as paracetamol, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and triptans. The objective of this study was to describe and compare patient demographics, presentation, management and outcomes to hospital discharge between first presenters and patients with a history of migraines in two… CONTINUE READING

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