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The Rational Clinical Examination
David L. Simel, Drummond Rennie
Michael E. Detsky, Devon R. McDonald, Mark O. Baerlocher, George A. Tomlinson, Douglas C. McCrory, Christopher M. Booth

Sections:  Clinical Scenarios, Why Are the History and Physical Examination Important?, Methods, Results, Scenario Resolution, The Bottom Line, References

Topics Discussed: migraine

Excerpt: "A 38-year-old woman presents with pulsatile, unilateral headaches that occur twice a month. The headaches last between 4 and 14 hours and are disabling to the point that she has to lie down and go to sleep. She has no visual auras. The neurologic examination is entirely normal. Does this patient have migraines?..."
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