Headache and Migraine Biology and Management
Seymour Diamond, Roger K. Cady, Merle L. Diamond, Mark W. Green, Vincent T Martin
Academic Press, Mar 13, 2015 - Science - 334 pages
There are two crucial issues in the treatment and management of headache patients: More than 50% of individuals experiencing headache have only been treated symptomatically, with no appropriate diagnosis established; and history and neurologic examination are essential to establishing a diagnosis, and thus selecting appropriate therapy.
Headache and Migraine Biology and Management is a practical text that addresses these issues, featuring contributions from expert clinical authors. The book covers in detail topics including chronic and episodic migraine, post-traumatic headache, sinus headache, cluster headache, tension headache, and others. Chapters are also dedicated to treatment subjects, including psychiatric and psychological approaches, medication overuse, inpatient treatment, and pediatric issues.
This book is an ideal resource for researchers and clinicians, uniting practical discussion of headache biology, current ideas on etiology, future research, and genetic significance and breakthroughs. This resource is useful to those who want to understand headache biology, treat and manage symptoms, and for those performing research in the headache field.
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Recognition Diagnosis and Pathophysiology
6 Complicated Migraine
7 Cerebrovascular Disease and Migraine
8 Acute and Preventative Treatment of Episodic Migraine
14 Headache and the Eye
15 Cranial Neuralgias Sinus Headache and Vestibular Migraine
16 Cervicogenic Headache
17 Headache in Children and Adolescents
18 The Psychiatric Approach to Headache
19 Psychological Approaches to Headache
Medication Overuse Headache
21 Presentation of Headache in the Emergency Department and its Triage