Mechanism and Management of Headache

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Elsevier, Butterworth, Heinemann, 2005 - Medical - 392 pages
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Based on the current classification of the International Headache Society, this revised and updated 7th Edition provides up-to-date, practical guidance on the very latest advances in research into the pathophysiology, clinical aspects, and treatment of all types of headache-including migraine, tension-type headache, cluster headache, and chronic daily headache. It provides an optimal blend of clinical know-how and relevant basic science, written in an easy-to-read, engaging style.

  • Features a chapter organization based on the HIS classification of headache, making information easy to find.
  • Delivers balanced coverage of the most recent scientific discoveries as well as tried and true clinical observations.


  • Includes updated discussions on the pathophysiology and treatment of migraine, plus a new chapter on Trigeminal Autonomic Cephalgias (cluster headaches).
  • Delivers a completely revised chapter on tension-type headache that reflects recent changes in clinical practice.
  • Provides revisions based on updated guidelines presented at the International Headache Society, Congress of Headache, September 2003.

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Contents

The History of Headache
1
Recording the Patients Case History
9
Types of Headache
17
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About the author (2005)

Peter Goadsby is Professor of Neurology, Institute of Neurology, The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London

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