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This handbook is a practical and 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, tension and cluster headaches, headache during pregnancy, headache in children, headaches with onset after age 50, and head and neck trauma. Coverage includes detailed guidelines on the use of new antimigraine drugs that have recently been introduced. The book also includes patient education materials and alternative treatments.
Randolph W. Evans, M.D., is chief of Neurology at Park Plaza Hospital, and Clinical Associate Professor in both the Department of Neurology, University of Texas Medical School at Houston and the Department of Family and Community Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine Ninan T. Mathew, M.D., is Director of the Houston Headache Clinic and Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Neurology, University of Texas Medical School at Houston
Table of Contents
About the Authors
Diagnosis of Headaches
Tension-Type and Chronic Daily Headache
First or Worst Headaches
Headaches During Childhood and Adolescence
Headaches in Women
Headaches Over the Age of 50
Short-Lasting Head Pains
Vascular Disorders and Headaches
Headaches and Neoplasms, High and Low Pressure, and HEENT Disorders
Other Secondary Headaches and Associated Disorders
What's My Headache?
The Headache Quiz
Patient Resources, Educational Materials, and Alternative Treatments