Headache in the emergency department

  title={Headache in the emergency department},
  author={Marco Gardinali and Monica Bernareggi and Serena Magni},
  journal={Neurological Sciences},
Patients with headache commonly seek care at an emergency department (ED). Patients with headache in fact account for between 1 and 2% of admissions to an ED. Therefore the ED physician must recognize symptoms and characteristics of headache that signal a potential significant organic problem in order to select appropriate tests and treatment. Key to the correct management of headache in ED is a careful, thorough history of the patient. This article summarizes what the ED physician should take… CONTINUE READING

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