Epidemiology, Burden of Illness and Pathophysiology of Migraine (online course)

Third Party Event

Venue Online
City Online
County Antrim
Contact Hours 10
Event Type E-Learning
Specialities Pain Management
Presenter Details N/A
Refreshments Included No
Free Event No
How to Book Website
Booking Link https://bit.ly/3oxkboA
Contact Person Chris McKenzie
Contact Email Christopher.McKenzie@ed.ac.uk
Non-Member Price €175.00
Date 22 Feb 2021 09:00 - 28 Mar 2021 17:00

The course will review the epidemiology and burden of illness of headache with a specific emphasis on migraine. It will also endeavour to provide you with a brief introduction to design issues associated with clinical studies and how they might impact on clinical practice. Finally, it will discuss the pathophysiology of migraine. The course is fully online and runs for five weeks.

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Course Content

  • Clinical study design considerations
  • Definitions of epidemiology
  • Migraine prevalence
  • Episodic
  • Chronic
  • Sociodemographics
  • Burden and impact
  • Disease burden
  • Patient burden
  • Burden of illness study
  • Costs of episodic and chronic migraine
  • Risk factors for chronic migraine development
  • Stages and triggers
  • Neurophysiology of migraine
  • Migraine generator theory
  • Pathophysiology of migraine
  • Without aura
  • With aura
  • Chronic migraine
  • Pathophysiology of tension type headache and trigeminal autonomic cephalalgias

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