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Handbook of Headache,9780781718776

Handbook of Headache

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ISBN13:

9780781718776

ISBN10:
0781718775
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
4/3/2000
Publisher(s):
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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Summary

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.

Author Biography

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

Preface vii
About the Authors ix
Diagnosis of Headaches
1(21)
Migraine
22(39)
Tension-Type and Chronic Daily Headache
61(26)
Cluster Headache
87(19)
First or Worst Headaches
106(11)
Posttraumatic Headaches
117(22)
Headaches During Childhood and Adolescence
139(19)
Headaches in Women
158(12)
Headaches Over the Age of 50
170(11)
Short-Lasting Head Pains
181(13)
Vascular Disorders and Headaches
194(14)
Headaches and Neoplasms, High and Low Pressure, and HEENT Disorders
208(28)
Other Secondary Headaches and Associated Disorders
236(22)
What's My Headache?
258(26)
The Headache Quiz
284(9)
Patient Resources, Educational Materials, and Alternative Treatments
293(14)
Subject Index 307


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