• Rationale and Comments

    Electroencephalography has no advantage over clinical evaluation in diagnosing headache, does not improve outcomes, and increases cost. Recurrent headache is the most common pain problem, affecting 15% to 20% of people.

    Sponsoring Organizations

    • American Academy of Neurology


    • American Academy of Neurology guidelines


    • Neurologic


    • American Academy of Neurology. Practice parameter: the electroencephalogram in the evaluation of headache. http:// aan.com/professionals/practice/pdfs/pdf_1995_thru_1998/1995.45.1411.pdf.