Rapid and sensitive paradigm for screening patients with headache in primary care settings.

@article{Maizels2003RapidAS,
  title={Rapid and sensitive paradigm for screening patients with headache in primary care settings.},
  author={Morris Maizels and Raoul J. Burchette},
  journal={Headache},
  year={2003},
  volume={43 5},
  pages={441-50}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the sensitivity and specificity of a brief headache screening paradigm for primary care clinicians. BACKGROUND Migraine and drug rebound headache are disabling primary headache disorders. Both are underdiagnosed and undertreated. A method for rapid screening of migraine, drug rebound headache, and other daily headache syndromes would be useful. The Brief Headache Screen uses 3 questions-the frequency of severe (disabling) headache, other (mild) headache, and use of… CONTINUE READING