Prospective Comparison of Methods for Assessment for Headache Directionality


About this study

The purpose of this study is to prospectively determine what method of assessment predicts headache directionality using three standardized methods: 1) pictorial representation, 2) standardized patient survey and 3) standardized headache neurology investigator assessment.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Men or women greater than 18 yrs old
  • Primary diagnosis of Migraine by Internation Criteria of Headache Disorders III Beta (ICHD III beta)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patient Refusal
  • Inability to read English
  • Visual or communication impairment that leads to inability to complete survey
  • Primary diagnosis other than migraine

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status

Scottsdale/Phoenix, Ariz.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Todd Schwedt, M.D.

Closed for enrollment

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