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

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

  • 24 Feb, 2020 to 29 Mar, 2020
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Presenter Name

Chris McKenzie

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Speciality Tag

Pain Management

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Cost to Attend

£165 (Standard)
( ISCP Member )
(ISCP Student Member )
( CIG/EG/Branch Member )

Learning Objectives


Event Description

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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