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March 2013

No Evidence of Efficacy or Evidence of No Efficacy

Author Affiliations

Author Affiliation: Department of Pediatric Neurology, Glia Institute, Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo, Brazil.

JAMA Pediatr. 2013;167(3):300-302. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2013.1105

Headache is an almost universal complaint. In any given month, nearly 49% of children will report headaches, with 4.2% of those having headaches on 10 or more days per month.1 Affecting nearly 8% of children and adolescents, migraine is the most important cause of pediatric consultations due to headaches.2