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Title Refractory migraine : mechanisms and management / edited by Elliot A. Schulman [and others]
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 474 pages) : illustrations
Contents Historical overview of refractory headache / Elliott A. Schulman -- Refractory migraine : definition and classification / Morris Levin and Elliott Schulman -- Epidemiology of refractory migraine / Richard B. Lipton and Marcelo E. Bigal -- Medically refractory primary headache : some mechanistic considerations / Peter J. Goadsby and Richard Hargreaves -- History taking and examination of patients with refractory headache / Thomas N. Ward -- Differential diagnosis and investigation of refractory headache / R. Allan Purdy -- Identifying psychiatric comorbidity in refractory migraine patients / Donald B. Penzien, Todd A. Smitherman, and Jeanetta C. Rains -- Prophylactic treatment of refractory migraine / Ninan T. Mathew -- Acute and urgent treatment of refractory headaches / Noah Rosen -- Psychological aspects of refractory migraine management / Alvin E. Lake III -- Nonpharmacological treatments for refractory migraine : acupuncture, vitamins and minerals, and lifestyle modifications / Christina Sun-Edelstein and Alexander Mauskopp -- Women with refractory migraine / Elizabeth Loder, Luzma Cardona, and Paul Rizzoli -- Refractory headaches in children and adolescents / Andrew D. Hershey -- Nerve blocks, neurostimulation, and botulinum toxin injection treatment for refractory migrane / Avi Ashkenazi and Morris Levin -- Physical therapies for refractory migraine : temporomandibular and cervical spine disorders / Steven Graff-Radford and Phuu Pwint Han -- Inpatient strategies for refractory migraine / Joel R. Saper and Alvin E. Lake III -- Creating a foundation for successful treatment : improving adherence and fostering a therapeutic relationship / Roger K. Cady [and others] -- Emerging therapies in refractory headache / Nabih M. Ramadan -- Other refractory headaches : chronic tension-type headache, new daily persistent headache, cluster headache and other trigeminal autonomic cephalalgias, and posttraumatic headache / Rigmoor Jensen and Jes Olesen -- Caring for patients with refractory migraine : perils and pearls / John F. Rothrock -- Assessing and preventing disability in refractory migraine / Jonathan M. Borkum -- Coding and reimbursement for services to patients with refractory migraine / Stuart Black
Summary A must-have book for any health professional who treats patients with headache disorders, Refractory Migraine is written by international experts from the world's top headache centers. It describes how they approach the treatment of migraine patients who continue to suffer despite appropriate medical treatment. First, it highlights current ideas about the definition and characterization of refractory migraine, and reviews underlying causes and contributing factors. Then, individual chapters cover every important aspect of migraine treatment with the focus entirely on refractory forms of the di
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Migraine.
Migraine Disorders -- therapy.
Migraine Disorders -- diagnosis.
Form Electronic book
Author Schulman, Elliot A.
ISBN 0195394690 (hbk. ; alk. paper)
0199745560 (electronic bk.)
9780195394696 (hbk. ; alk. paper)
9780199745562 (electronic bk.)