Assessment of acute headache in children

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Key articles

Headache Classification Committee of the International Headache Society (IHS). The international classification of headache disorders, 3rd edition. Cephalalgia.2018 Jan;38(1):1-211.Full text  Abstract

American College of Radiology. ACR Appropriateness Criteria®: headache-child. 2017 [internet publication].Full text  Abstract

Lewis DW, Ashwal S, Dahl G, et al. Practice parameter: evaluation of children and adolescents with recurrent headaches: report of the Quality Standards Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology and the Practice Committee of the Child Neurology Society. Neurology. 2002 Aug 27;59(4):490-8.Full text  Abstract

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence. Headaches in over 12s: diagnosis and management. Dec 2021 [internet publication].Full text

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