Headache (Emergency Medicine)

by Sharon Bord, MD

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    The lecture Headache (Emergency Medicine) by Sharon Bord, MD is from the course Neurologic and Psychiatric Emergencies. It contains the following chapters:

    • Approach to Headache
    • Approach to Headache: History
    • Approach to Headache: Examination
    • Approach to Headache: Diagnosis

    Included Quiz Questions

    1. Headache can be a part of constitutional symptoms
    2. The most common headaches presenting in the emergency department are due to organic disorders
    3. Migraine is the only type of headache presenting in the emergency department
    4. Secondary headache disorders include cluster and tension headaches
    5. Headaches are the most common presenting symptoms seen in the emergency department
    1. Subarachnoid
    2. Migraine
    3. Tension
    4. Cluster
    5. Space occupying lesions
    1. Did you have any history of hematemesis?
    2. Do you have any difficulty in speech?
    3. Is this the worst headache that you have ever had?
    4. What were you doing when the headaches started?
    5. Did the headache develop with any kind of exertion?
    1. Papilledema
    2. Neck stiffness
    3. Decreased visual acuity
    4. Abdominal swelling
    5. Right arm weakness
    1. A 42-year-old male with acute headache of very high intensity
    2. A 23-year-old male having headache associated with lacrimation, red eyes, and a past history of similar complaints
    3. A 26-year-old female with headache for the past 4 days with a history of increased workload and stress since the previous week
    4. A 24-year-old female with unilateral headache associated with aura and coffee as the precipitating factor
    5. A 32-year-old male with runny nose and past history of chronic sinusitis

    Author of lecture Headache (Emergency Medicine)

     Sharon Bord, MD

    Sharon Bord, MD

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