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Headache or Migraine Emergency: ER or Urgent Care?

Posted Sep 13 2008 3:05pm

Imagine this scenario... You've had a Migraine for three days. It's out of control, has lasted long enough to be classified as Status Migrainous, and you know you need help. It's also the weekend, and nobody is in at your doctor's office. Sound familiar? Unfortunately, that scenario or at least one that's similar, is familiar to all too many people who suffer from Migraine disease or severe headaches.

Recently, the National Headache Foundation (NHF) conducted an online survey to compare the care received and the attitudes met with during visits to the ER and urgent care facilities (UC). The study provided some interesting results... Feature article.

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