Headache as an emergency in children and adolescents

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Abstract

Pediatric and adolescence headache is one of the most common causes of access in emergency departments (ED). Primary headache and headache secondary to self-limited conditions are the majority of cases. Secondary life-threatening headaches are less frequent and may be recognized by a careful history and physical examination. The primary objective for ED physicians is to recognize the serious life-threatening conditions requiring immediate medical care among the wide spectrum of headache diagnoses.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3
Number of pages1
JournalCurrent Pain and Headache Reports
Volume19
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 1 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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