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ISBN-13: 9780781715973
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 11/28/1999
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 1026
Product dimensions: 8.66(w) x 11.02(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

    I. General Aspects of the Headaches

  1. History of the Headache
  2. Classification of the Headache
  3. Epidemiology of the Headache
  4. Impact of the Headache on the Individual and Family
  5. Societal Burden of the Headache
  6. History and Examination of the Headache Patient
  7. Principles of Clinical Pharmacology, Randomized Controlled Clinical Trials and Evidence-Based Medicine in the Headache
  8. Ethical Issues in Headache Research and Management

    II. Basic Science Aspects of the Headahces

  9. Anatomy of Muscles, Tendons, Joints, Blood Vessels, and Meninges
  10. Anatomy and Physiology of Head Pain
  11. Inhibition and Facilitation of Nociception
  12. Peripheral and Central Sensitization Related to Headaches
  13. Imaging Pain
  14. Serotonin and Other Biogenic Amines
  15. Nitric Oxide
  16. Calcitonin Gene Related Peptide and Other Peptides
  17. Sex Hormones
  18. Prostanoids and Other Inflammatory Mediators
  19. Other Molecules Affecting Pain Modulation
  20. Ion Channels Relevant to Pain
  21. Intracellular Mechanisms of Relevance to Pain Transmission
  22. Animal Models of the Headache
  23. Human Models of the Headaches

    III. The Migraines

  24. The Migraines: Introduction
  25. Epidemiology of the Migraine
  26. Migraine Comorbidity
  27. Genetics of the Migraine
  28. Cortical Spreading Depression
  29. 5-Hydroxytryptamine Involvement in Migraines
  30. Nitric Oxide Involvement in Migraines
  31. CGRP Involvement in Migraines
  32. Channelopathies and Their Possible Relation to Migraines
  33. Neurogenic Inflammatory Mechanisms
  34. Blood and Spinal Fluid in Migraines
  35. Influence of Female Hormones on Migraines
  36. Platelets and Immunology of Migraines
  37. Hemodynamics and Neuroimaging of Migraines
  38. Brain Metabolism in Migraines
  39. Neurophysiology of Migraines
  40. Autonomic Dysfunction in Migraines
  41. Psychological Mechanisms of Migraines
  42. Synthesis of Migraine Mechanisms
  43. Symptomatology of Migraines without Aura
  44. Migraines with Aura and Its Subforms
  45. Diagnosis and Differential Diagnosis of Migraines
  46. Prognosis of Migraines
  47. General and Pharmacological Approach to Migraine Management
  48. Psychological and Behavioral Treatments of Migraines
  49. Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory Drugs in the Acute Treatment of Migraines
  50. Ergot Alkaloids in the Acute Treatment of Migraines
  51. Triptans, 5-HT 1B/1D Receptor Agonists in the Acute Treatment of Migraines
  52. Antiemetic, Prokinetic, Neuroleptic, and Miscellaneous Drugs in the Acute Treatment of
  53. Prioritizing Acute Pharmacotherapy of Migraines
  54. B-Adrenoceptor Blocking Drugs in Migraine Prophylaxis
  55. Antiserotonin Drugs in Migraine Prophylaxis
  56. Calcium Antagonists in Migraine Prophylaxis
  57. Antiepileptic Drugs in Migraine Prophylaxis
  58. Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory and Miscellaneous Drugs (magnesium, botox, feverfew,
    riboflavinin) in Migraine Prophylaxis
  59. Prioritizing Prophylactic Treatment of Migraines
  60. Potential New Drugs for Acute and Prophylactic Treatment of Migraines
  61. Sporadic and Familial Hemiplegic Migraines
  62. Basilar Migraines and Retinal Migraines
  63. Status Migrainosus and Migraine Aura Status
  64. Migrainous Infarction, Persistent Aura Symptoms Without Stroke and Migraine Triggered
  65. Chronic Migraines

    IV. Tension-Type Headaches, Cluster Headahces, and Other Primary Headaches

  66. Tension-Type Headache: Introduction
  67. Epidemiology of Tension-Type Headaches
  68. Genetics of Tension-Type Headaches
  69. Human Studies of Experimental Pain from Muscle
  70. Sensitization of Myofascial Pain Pathways in Tension-Type Headaches
  71. Neurophysiology of Tension-Type Headaches
  72. Hemodynamics and Muscle Metabolism of Tension-Type Headaches
  73. Oromandibular Dysfunction and Tension-Type Headaches
  74. Psychological Mechanisms of Tension-Type Headaches

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