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Table 5 Discharge from the emergency department

From: Rapid referral for headache management from emergency department to headache centre: four years data

Headache at discharge
 no 153 (62.7)
 yes 91 (37.3)
Drugs prescription
 none 107 (43.9)
 NSAIDs 81 (33.2)
 paracetamol 27 (11.1)
 weak opioids 19 (7.8)
 prevention 14 (5.8)
 corticosteroids 5 (2.0)
 triptans 4 (1.6)
 anxiolitics 2 (0.8)
 antiemetics 1 (0.4)
 antibiotics 1 (0.4)
Classes of drugs (at discharge)
 one 109 (44.7)
 two 25 (10.2)
 three 3 (1.2)
Post-discharge investigations
 brain MRI + angio-MRI 12 (4.8)
 EEG 2 (0.8)
 psychiatric visit 2 (0.8)
 Holter blood pressure 2 (0.8)
  1. EEG electroencephalogram, MRI magnetic resonance imaging, NSAIDs non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs