Are teleconsultations sufficient for patients with headache?

Takeaway

  • Most patients with headache who responded to an online survey were satisfied with telephone consultations during the COVID-19 pandemic but would prefer to attend at least some face-to-face appointments when feasible.

Why this matters

  • Healthcare systems globally have had to adapt in order to safely and efficiently provide care during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Consultations via telephone or the internet ensure patient and practitioner safety, while allowing chronic conditions to be regularly monitored.