Treating Pediatric Migraine

Episode 52,  Dec 03, 2021, 11:00 AM

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In this episode, we spoke with Christina Szperka, MD, MSCE, assistant professor of neurology, and director, Pediatric Headache Program, Children's Hospital of Pennsylvania. She offered up her thoughts on the current state of clinical care and awareness of pediatric migraine and shared her insight into the changes the landscape of treatment has undergone.

Episode Breakdown:
  • 1:15 – The landscape of pediatric migraine
  • 3:00 – Challenges in diagnosing pediatric migraine
  • 5:00 – Parental and patient awareness of signs and symptoms
  • 6:25 – Differences between adult and pediatric migraine
  • 11:35 – Impact of new therapies for pediatric patients
  • 15:00 – Neurology News Minute
  • 17:35 – The day-to-day clinical care of pediatric migraine
  • 20:40 – Medication adherence among children and teens with migraine
  • 24:00 – Transitioning patients from pediatric to adult care
  • 27:40 – Challenges in conducting pediatric migraine studies
  • 30:40 – Biggest advances in the past year and amid COVID-19

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