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Title Clinical scales for headache disorders / Pınar Yalınay Dikmen, Aynur Özge, editors
Published Cham : Springer, 2023


Description 1 online resource
Series Headache, 2197-6538
Headache (Springer (Firm)), 2197-6538
Contents What is the best methodology for headache or migraine research? -- Clinical Scales for Headache and Migraine -- Reliability and Validity of Measurement of Clinical Scales -- PROMs in headache and migraine -- Measuring pain intensity in headache trials -- Clinical Scales for diagnosing and screening of headache and migraine -- Clinical Scales for disability, impact and burden in headache and migraine. Clinical Scales for health-related quality of life in headache and migraine: generic and disease-specific -- Clinical Scales for psychiatric comorbidities and cognitive processes in headache and migraine -- Clinical Scales for treatment monitoring and optimization in headache and migraine -- Other Questionnaires We Dont Want to Miss in Headache Studies -- Clinical Scales for Various Groups.
Summary This book provides an overview of planning and examining the methodology, analytic issues, primary and secondary endpoints and outcomes in headache trials. Throughout the book, guidance on how to design a high quality study and how to evaluate which study has relevant scientific qualification is discussed in detail. Clinical scales and patient related outcome measures (PROMs) to exclude secondary headaches, to diagnose primary headache disorders, to evaluate patients health-related quality of life, to detect psychiatric comorbidities, to assess patients headache-related disability and to monitor patients treatment optimization are clearly and concisely outlined in the chapters. Clinical Scales for Headache Disorders highlights the components for planning an effective headache study including interpretation of primary and secondary endpoints, common clinical scales, PROMs and their clinical reliability and validation. Both clinicians and researchers will find this book to be a useful tool for their medical and academic practices on headache and migraine
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed April 7, 2023)
Subject Headache -- Research -- Methodology
Headache -- Diagnosis -- Research
Clinical trials.
Headache -- classification
Headache -- diagnosis
Headache Disorders -- classification
Headache Disorders -- diagnosis
Clinical trials
Form Electronic book
Author Yalınay Dikmen, Pınar, editor
Özge, Aynur, editor.
ISBN 9783031259388