Presented by Kelly Harris, MD
Resident, Department of Pediatrics
- Headaches are the 3rd leading cause of referral to pediatric ED with ~20% of these attributable to migraines
- DHE appears to be safe in children without ischemic heart disease/basilar or hemiplegic migraines with major side effects consisting of Nausea and Vomiting
- DHE appears to be effective in treatment of migraines and may have longer effect than Depakote
- Initiating actual Raskin Protocol (rather than modified) may shorten length of hospital stay
- There is an ongoing need for double-blind, placebo controlled studies for acute migraine treatments in children
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