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Title Jefferson headache manual / William B. Young [and others]
Published New York : Demos Medical, ©2011


Description 1 online resource (211 pages) : illustrations
Contents Classification of headache : how and why-primary versus secondary headache -- Headache epidemiology -- Diagnosis and testing of primary and secondary headache -- Pathophysiology of migraine and how to explain it to your patients -- Migraine : treating the acute attack -- Migraine : preventing attacks -- Hormones and headache -- Chronic daily headache : diagnosis and treatment -- Medication overuse : diagnosis and treatment -- Comorbid disorders associated with migraine and chronic daily headache -- Behavioral treatment of migraine and chronic daily headache -- Headache in the emergency department -- Infusion and inpatient treatment -- Cluster headache -- Unusual primary headaches -- Posttraumatic headache -- Headache associated with high and low cerebrospinal fluid pressure or volume -- Headaches and the neck -- Headaches and the nose and sinuses : a practical approach
Summary According to the National Headache Foundation, over 45 million Americans suffer from chronic, recurring headaches (28 million from migraine alone). Headache is the most common complaint for which people see neurologists. Headache can impede job functioning and undermine one's quality of life if not managed effectively. Despite this, research that would help in the care and management of headache patients is sadly lacking. The Jefferson Headache Manual is a practical guide for the practitioner seeking assistance in diagnosing and treating headache patients. Written by the experts at one of the f
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Headache -- Diagnosis
Headache -- Treatment
Headache Disorders -- diagnosis
Headache Disorders -- complications
Headache Disorders -- therapy
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Nervous System (incl. Brain)
MEDICAL -- Neurology.
Headache -- Diagnosis
Headache -- Treatment
Form Electronic book
Author Young, William B. (William Boyd), 1959-
Jefferson Headache Center.
LC no. 2010035585
ISBN 9781617050091
Other Titles Headache manual