Text and Data Mining valid from 2019-01-18
Received: 12 November 2018
Accepted: 14 January 2019
First Online: 18 January 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The present study is based on patients who participated in the interdisciplinary outpatient assessment and treatment program in the Upper Bavarian Headache Center at the Department of Neurology, Munich University Hospital. This program is open for patients whose health insurance companies have entered a contract that includes special reimbursement modalities as well as specific follow-up and quality control requirements. During their first appointment in the Headache Center, all patients participating in the program provided written informed consent to use of their data for the quality control that was part of the contract with the health insurance companies, and to publication of the data in anonymized form as part of the quality control process. Therefore, an ethics approval was not obtained for the present analysis.
: Not applicable.
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