Migraine headache

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Migraine Likely?

POUNDing

  1. Pulsatile
  2. Duration of 4-72 hOurs
  3. Unilateral
  4. Nausea or vomiting
  5. Disabling in quality

Yes to 4 or more: LR 24 (definite or possible migraine)

3 criteria: LR 3.5

1-2: LR 0.41

See Also

Neuro: Headache

Neuro: Headache DDX

Neuro: Headache Red Flags

Source

Detsky et. al, JAMA '06 Does this Patient with a Headache have a Migraine or need Neuroimaging?