Diagnostic Testing and Treatment of Pediatric Headache in the Emergency Department

David Sheridan, University of Portland
Garth D. Meckler
David M. Spiro
Thomas K. Koch
Matthew L. Hansen

The Journal of Pediatrics, 2013, Volume 163, Issue 6, 1634-1637.

© The Journal of Pediatrics, Elsevier

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This was a retrospective cohort study using the National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey during 2005-2009.To assess the use of evidence-based treatment, we analyzed all patients (1) primary discharge diagnosis of headache and (2) discharge diagnosis of migraine.