The application of new technologies to identify at risk patients in early pregnancy will allow stratified care
with personalized fetal and maternal surveillance, early diagnosis and timely intervention.
It's important to consider the entire migraine complex, to treat pain and associated symptoms using the stratified care
approach, and to specifically ask patients about disability, said Dr.
Physicians also must decide whether to use a step care or a stratified care
approach with acute therapy.
CANCUN, MEXICO -- Stratified care
is the best treatment strategy for acute migraine, Dr.
The MIDAS score, together with clinical judgment, ties in with a stratified care
approach to migraine management.
25) Stratified care
differs from traditional stepped care in which migraines are initially treated with a nonspecific medication such as a simple analgesic or NSAID, regardless of individual attack or disease severity.
is based on the premise that delaying treatment with a triptan for 2 hours is not always a good idea.
In stratified care
, the physician first assesses how disabling the patient's condition is, then prescribes treatment based on the patient's need.
Although I was assigned the "pro" side of this debate, I often turn to stratified care
in my own practice.
implies treatment selection based on headache severity and associated disability.
The study suggests that AAC may have an important role in the treatment of the earliest signs of migraine and may help swing the pendulum away from stratified care
and toward stepped care for migraine, Dr.
With stratified care
, patients with a history of responding only to triptans are allowed to use the drug immediately upon headache.