Headache evaluation in children and adolescents: When to worry? When to scan?

Donald W. Lewis, Thomas Koch

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Abstract

To determine the nature of a child's headache, the evaluation begins with a thorough medical history, followed by methodical physical examination with measurement of vital signs, with complete neurological examination. Whether or not further testing, such as neuroimaging, is needed rests upon this fundamental process.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)399-406
Number of pages8
JournalPediatric annals
Volume39
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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