Study Title and Description
Randomized trial of IV dexamethasone for acute migraine in the emergency department.
Key Questions Addressed
|2||KQ2a. What is the comparative effectiveness of nonopioid pharmacologic therapy (e.g. acetaminophen, NSAIDs, triptans, ergots alkaloids, combination analgesics, muscle relaxants, anti-nausea medications, and cannabis) versus: 1) other nonopioid pharmacologic treatments, such as those in a different medication class; or 2) nonpharmacologic therapy for outcomes related to pain, function, pain relief satisfaction, and quality of life after followup at the following intervals: < 1 day; 1 day to <1 week; 1 week to <2 weeks; 2 weeks to 4 weeks? KQ2b. How does effectiveness of nonopioid pharmacologic therapy vary depending on: (1) patient demographics (e.g. age, race, ethnicity, gender); (2) patient medical comorbidities; (3) the type of nonopioid medication; (4) dose of medication; (5) duration of treatment? KQ2c. What are the harms of nonopioid pharmacologic therapy versus other nonopioid pharmacologic therapy, or nonpharmacologic therapy with respect to: (1) misuse, (2) overdose; (3) MOH, (4) other harms including gastrointestinal-related harms, cardiovascular-related harms, kidney-related harms, falls, fractures, motor vehicle accidents, endocrinological harms, infections, cognitive harms, and psychological harms (e.g. depression)? KQ2d. How do harms vary depending on: (1) patient demographics (e.g. age, gender); (2) patient medical comorbidities; (3) the type of nonopioid medication; (4) dose of medication; (5) the duration of therapy?|
Primary Publication Information
|Title||Randomized trial of IV dexamethasone for acute migraine in the emergency department.|
|Author||Friedman BW., Greenwald P., Bania TC., Esses D., Hochberg M., Solorzano C., Corbo J., Chu J., Chew E., Cheung P., Fearon S., Paternoster J., Baccellieri A., Clark S., Bijur PE., Lipton RB., Gallagher EJ.|
|Country||Department of Emergency Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, 111 East 210th Street, Bronx, NY 10467, USA. firstname.lastname@example.org|
Pubmed ID: 17942818
Secondary Publication Information
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Extraction Form: Key Question 2
|Question... Follow Up||Answer||Follow-up Answer|
Results & Comparisons
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