Headache Edition: Status Migrainosus and Headache in the ER
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Guest: Mark A. Whealy, M.D.
Host: Darryl S. Chutka, M.D. (@ChutkaMD)
Headache disorders are extremely common, and patients frequently seek our help in the outpatient setting regarding management of their headaches. On occasion, they may present to the emergency department for more severe or prolonged headaches. With this podcast, we will continue our series on headaches as we discuss intractable migraine, also known as status migrainosus. We’ll also discuss other headaches commonly seen in the emergency department. How serious is status migrainosus? How should patients with these headaches be evaluated and what are the most effective management strategies? We’ll discuss these questions with Mark A. Whealy, M.D., a neurologist and headache specialist at the Mayo Clinic.