Modern Day Management of Headache: Questions and Answers

Modern Day Management of Headache: Questions and Answers

By: Shuu-Jiun Wang (author), Randolph Warren Evans (author), K. Ravishankar (author)Paperback

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This book is a comprehensive guide to the management of headaches. Divided into five sections, chapters are presented in a question and answer format. The book begins with an overview of headaches, explaining classification, diagnostic testing and pathophysiology. The following sections cover primary headaches (migraine, tension-related) and secondary headaches (post trauma, vascular-related, infections). The final sections discuss headaches in specific patient groups such as children, the elderly, women, and in pregnancy; and complementary and alternative therapies. Key points Comprehensive guide to management of headaches Covers both primary and secondary headaches, and specific patient groups Includes section on complementary and alternative therapies Highly experienced, internationally recognised editor and author team

About Author

K Ravishankar MD Consultant in Charge, The Headache and Migraine Clinics, Jaslok and Lilavati Hospitals, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India Randolph Warren Evans Clinical Professor, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston Texas, USA Shuu-Jiun Wang Professor and Chairman, Faculty of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University School of Medicine, Deputy Director, Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan


Part One: Overview of Headache The Headache-History And Examination The Headache Classification - ICHD3 Beta Diagnostic Testing For Headaches Pathophysiology Of Primary Headaches Role Of Genetics In Headache Part Two: Primary Headaches Migraine: The Clinical Spectrum Migraine: Epidemiology And Comorbidity Migraine: Acute Treatment Preventive Treatment of Migraine Chronic Migraine Refractory Migraine Tension-type Headache: The Normal Headache TACs - Clinical Features TACs - Treatment Options Other Primary Headaches New Daily Persistent Headache Part Three: Secondary Headaches Post Traumatic Headache Headaches Due To Vascular Disorders Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension Headaches Due To Low CSF Pressure Headache Secondary To Other Non-Vascular Disorders, Infections And Disorders Of Homoeostasis Headache due to Infections and Disorders of Homeostasis (Code 9 and 10) Medication Overuse Headache Cranial Neuropathies, Facial Pain, Cervicogenic Headache Part Four: Special Situations Headache And Systemic Disorders Headache In Children Headache In The Elderly Headache In Women Headache In Pregnancy And Post-Partum Headache: The Ophthalmologist's Perspective Headache: The Psychiatrist's Perspective Headache: The Otolaryngologist's Perspective Part Five: Miscellaneous Topics Complementary And Alternative Headache Treatments Headache In Asia - How Are They Different?

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9789386056276
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 400
  • ID: 9789386056276
  • weight: 850
  • ISBN10: 9386056275

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