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This is the 2nd edition with a publication date of 12/21/2004.
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Now thoroughly updated and revised, the Second Edition of the Handbook of Headache gives comprehensive, yet concise insight into one of the most common--and confounding--of patient maladies. This is a practical, easily readable guide to the diagnosis and management of headache patients, written with both primary care physicians and neurologists in mind. The text presents a systematic approach to diagnosis, and is rich with expert recommendations for treating all types of headaches including: migraine, chronic daily, tension and cluster, first and worst, post-traumatic, pediatric headaches, headaches during pregnancy, geriatric headaches, and numerous other secondary headaches. Features of this new edition include: / New drug treatments such as topiramate, almotriptan, frovatriptan, eletriptan, botulinum toxin, and tizanidine / 42 illuminating case studies that highlight diagnostic and treatment approaches in real-world scenarios / A full chapter devoted to patient education materials and alternative treatments / An informative and helpful section on medicolegal issues / "The Headache Quiz" offering a question and answer review / And much more. Make sure this latest resource is part of your personal medical library.
Table of Contents
|Diagnosis of headaches and medico-legal aspects||p. 1|
|Treatment of acute attacks of migraine||p. 60|
|Preventive treatment of migraine||p. 88|
|Chronic daily headache||p. 113|
|Tension-type headache and miscellaneous primary headache disorders||p. 139|
|Cluster headache and other trigeminal autonomic cephalalgias||p. 145|
|First or worst headaches||p. 172|
|Posttraumatic headaches||p. 185|
|Headaches during childhood and adolescence||p. 209|
|Headaches in women||p. 230|
|Headaches over the age of 50||p. 242|
|Vascular disorders and headaches||p. 253|
|Headaches and neoplasms, high and low pressure, and HEENT disorders||p. 269|
|Other secondary headaches and associated disorders||p. 306|
|What's my headache?||p. 333|
|The headache quiz||p. 364|
|Patient resources, educational materials, and alternative treatments||p. 374|
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