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Title Comprehensive review of headache medicine / edited by Morris Levin ; authors, Steven M. Baskin [and others]
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008


Description 1 online resource (xiv, 322 pages) : illustrations
Contents Head pain anatomy and physiology / Morris Levin -- Pathophysiology and genetics of migraine and cluster headaches / Robert E. Shapiro -- The epidemiology and burden of headache / Marcelo E. Bigal and Richard B. Lipton -- The international classification of headache disorders and classification and diagnosis of migraine / Morris Levin -- Classification and diagnosis of chronic daily headache and tension-type headache / Herbert G. Markley -- Classification and diagnosis of trigeminal autonomic cephalalgias and other primary headaches / Lawrence C. Newman -- Classification and diagnosis of secondary headaches: traumatic and vascular causes / Alan M. Rapoport and Mark J. Rapoport -- Classification and diagnosis of secondary headaches: altered intracranial pressure, neoplasm, and infection / Brian E. McGeeney -- Classification and diagnosis of secondary headaches: substances, metabolic disorders, EENT causes, and neuralgias / Lawrence C. Newman -- Psychiatric comorbidity and causes of headache / Stephen M. Baskin -- Pharmacological treatment of acute migraine / Alan M. Rapoport -- Preventive pharmacological treatment of migraine, and tension-type headache / Stewart J. Tepper -- Pharmacologic treatment of trigeminal autonomic cephalalgias and other primary headaches / Brian E. McGeeney -- Treatment of chronic daily headache / Fred D. Sheftell -- Headache treatment in children, pregnancy and lactation, the elderly, and renal disease / Thomas N. Ward -- Inpatient headache treatment / Thomas N. Ward -- Non-pharmacological headache treatment / Randall E. Weeks -- Procedures for headache / Thomas N. Ward
Summary Headache Medicine has recently become an official medical subspecialty. Practitioners who specialize in the field come from many different backgrounds including neurology, internal medicine, anesthesiology, rehabilitation medicine, family medicine, psychiatry, dentistry and others. A great deal of research is being done in HM, and, as a result, the field is one which is growing rapidly in every way. Interestingly, most patients with headache are not being treated by specialists in HM, in large part because of the vast numbers of patients requiring medical attention for headache disorders, and
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Headache -- Examinations, questions, etc
Headache Disorders -- diagnosis -- Problems and Exercises
Headache Disorders -- therapy -- Problems and Exercises
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Nervous System (incl. Brain)
MEDICAL -- Neurology.
Genre/Form exercise books.
Problems and exercises
Problems and exercises.
Problèmes et exercices.
Form Electronic book
Author Levin, Morris, 1955-
LC no. 2007036891
ISBN 9780199710560
Other Titles At head of title: Headache Cooperative of New England