Practice Guideline for Diagnosis and Management of Migraine Headaches in Children and Adolescents: Part Two

Kathy B. Gunner, MS, RN, CPNP; Holly D. Smith, MD; Laura E. Ferguson, MD


J Pediatr Health Care. 2008;22(1):52-59. 

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This is the second part in a two-part practice guideline for the diagnosis and management of headaches (with emphasis on migraine headaches) in children and adolescents. Part One (Gunner & Smith, 2007) reviewed the epidemiology, International Headache Society headache classification and diagnostic criteria, key points of the history and physical examination, and differential diagnoses of headaches. Part Two focuses on the pathophysiology and management of migraine headaches in children and adolescents.


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