Acute headache and migraine (> 18 Years) - Curbside Acute headache and migraine (> 18 Years) - Curbside
Acute headache and migraine (> 18 Years)
Editors: Dan Imler, MD, Addie Peretz
Inclusion Criteria  (Any one criteria present)
  • Non-traumatic headache
Exclusion Criteria
  • Systemic symptoms of disease: (fever, meningismus, etc.)
  • Focal neurologic symptoms
  • Sudden or abrupt onset of headache (e.g. thunderclap)
  • First severe headache or pattern change from prior headaches
  • Precipitation by Valsalva, postural component of headache or papilledema
  • High risk factors for secondary headache: (immunosuppression, malignancy, etc.)
  • Pregnancy

Consider neurology consult and/or neuroimaging

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