Diagnosing and managing migraine in children and young people
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Diagnosing and managing migraine in children and young people

Katy Munro GP headache specialist, National Migraine Centre, London, England

This article gives an overview of migraine in children. It outlines the epidemiology of the condition and describes presentation with headache and other symptoms and linked conditions. It aims to raise awareness of the diagnosis of migraine and its impact on children and young people, their families and school life. The author also describes methods of diagnosis and management, and the importance of recognising and of avoiding medication overuse.

Nursing Children and Young People. doi: 10.7748/ncyp.2018.e1048

Citation

Munro K (2018) Diagnosing and managing migraine in children and young people. Nursing Children and Young People. doi: 10.7748/ncyp.2018.e1048

Peer review

This article has been subject to open peer review and has been checked for plagiarism using automated software

Correspondence

katymunro34@gmail.com

Conflict of interest

None declared

Published online: 31 December 2018

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