Handbook of Headache / Edition 2

Handbook of Headache / Edition 2

by Randolph W. Evans, Ninan T. Mathew
     
 

Thoroughly updated for its Second Edition, this handbook is a practical, easily accessible guide to the diagnosis and management of headache patients. Geared to both primary care physicians and neurologists, the book presents a systematic approach to diagnosis and offers expert recommendations for treating all types of headaches, including migraine, chronic daily

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Overview

Thoroughly updated for its Second Edition, this handbook is a practical, easily accessible guide to the diagnosis and management of headache patients. Geared to both primary care physicians and neurologists, the book presents a systematic approach to diagnosis and offers expert recommendations for treating all types of headaches, including migraine, chronic daily headache, tension and cluster headaches, post-traumatic headaches, headache during pregnancy, headache in children, headaches with onset after age 50, and headaches caused by HEENT disorders.

This edition includes new drug treatments such as topiramate, almotriptan, frovatriptan, eletriptan, botulinum toxin, and tizanidine. Also included are 42 case studies, patient education materials, alternative treatments, and a medicolegal section.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781752237
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
12/28/2004
Series:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Handbook Series
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
4.30(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents


  1. Diagnosis of Headaches and Medico-Legal Aspects . . . 1
  2. Migraine . . . 28
  3. Treatment of Acute Attacks of Migraine . . . 60
  4. Preventive Treatment of Migraine . . . 88
  5. Chronic Daily Headache . . . 113
  6. Tension-type Headache and Miscellaneous Primary Headache Disorders . . . 139
  7. Cluster Headache and Other Trigeminal Autonomic Cephalalgias . . . 145
  8. First or Worst Headaches . . . 172
  9. Posttraumatic Headaches . . . 185
  10. Headaches During Childhood and Adolescence . . . 209
  11. Headaches in Women . . . 230
  12. Headaches Over the Age of 50 . . . 242
  13. Vascular Disorders and Headaches . . . 253
  14. Headaches and Neoplasms, High and Low Pressure, and HEENT Disorders . . . 269
  15. Other Secondary Headaches and Associated Disorders . . . 306
  16. What's My Headache? . . . 333
  17. The Headache Quiz . . . 364
  18. Patient Resources, Educational Materials, and Alternative Treatments . . . 374
    Subject Index . . . 389

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