The roll-out of truly comprehensive risk stratified care
remains difficult to achieve
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.
Patient-centered stratified care
. A stratified-care approach to migraine treatment permits patient-specific tailoring of treatment and accomplishes the goal of pain-free relief with a rapid return to normal activities (Figure 2).
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.