Management Of Headache In The Pediatric Emergency Department.

  title={Management Of Headache In The Pediatric Emergency Department.},
  author={Michael J Alfonzo and Kirsten A. Bechtel and Shannon E Babineau},
  journal={Pediatric emergency medicine practice},
  volume={10 1},
Headaches are a common complaint among children, with increasing frequency in adolescence. According to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, more than 3 million Americans seek emergency care every year due to headaches, and one-third of them are attributable to migraines. Headaches have a significant impact on the lives of children and adolescents, resulting in school absence, decreased extracurricular activities, and poor academic achievement. Among patients, the spectrum of… CONTINUE READING
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