Childhood Headache (Clinics in Developmental Medicine Series #158) / Edition 1

Childhood Headache (Clinics in Developmental Medicine Series #158) / Edition 1

by Ishaq Abu-Arafeh
     
 

ISBN-10: 1898683263

ISBN-13: 9781898683261

Pub. Date: 01/28/2002

Publisher: Wiley

This book is a single resource containing the current information available on headaches in children and provides an extensive and detailed review of the recent findings in migraine and tension headache as well as headaches caused by underlying neurological disorders. The authors provide an up-to-date assessment of the causes of childhood headache and offer better

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This book is a single resource containing the current information available on headaches in children and provides an extensive and detailed review of the recent findings in migraine and tension headache as well as headaches caused by underlying neurological disorders. The authors provide an up-to-date assessment of the causes of childhood headache and offer better definitions and criteria for diagnosis. This volume points the way to important future areas of research by using evidence-based plans of management and guidelines for investigations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781898683261
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/28/2002
Series:
Clinics in Developmental Medicine Series, #158
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Introduction Ishaq Abu-Arafeh; 2. Pain and headache: physiology, mechanisms and measurement tools in infants and young children Anne White and Ishaq Abu-Arafeh; 3. Epidemiology of recurrent headache in children Matti Sillanpaa and Ishaq Abu-Arafeh; 4. The inheritance of headache and migraine Ishaq Abu-Arafeh; 5. Pathophysiology of migraine Nabih Ramadan and K. M. Welch; 6. Childhood migraine: clinical features, classifications and diagnostic criteria A. David Rothner; 7. Childhood syndromes related to migraine George Russell and Ishaq Abu-Arafeh; 8. Episodic tension headache Jack Gladstein; 9. Chronic daily headache Paul Winner; 10. Specific causes of headache: brain tumours, benign intracranial hypertension, hydrocephalus and epilepsy William Whitehouse; 11. Rare causes of headache Ishaq Abu-Arafeh; 12. Medical and dietary management of headache and migraine Mirja L. Hamalainen; 13. Psychological management of headache and migraine Susanne Osterhaus; 14. Headache clinics for children Mary Callaghan and Ishaq Abu-Arafeh; Index.

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