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Author Eadie, Mervyn J

Title Headache : through the centuries / Mervyn J. Eadie
Published New York : Oxford University Press, ©2012


Description 1 online resource (xiv, 307 pages) : illustrations
Contents Headache classification -- The "seat" of headache -- Headache prior to 1800 -- Migraine : the clinical phenomena -- Migraine : pathophysiology -- Treatment of migraine -- The trigeminal autonomic cephalalgias -- Tension-type headache -- The cranial neuralgias -- Some thoughts from the history of headache
Summary Headache: Through the Centuries illuminates the history of headaches with a particular interest in how the disorder has been understood and treated since the earliest recorded accounts, dating from around 4000 BC.Different types of headache were being recognized as early as the 2nd century AD. Over the years, though, the classification of types of headache has changed so that headache patterns described in the past are often difficult to relate to present-day types of headache. Since that time, a great deal of material on the topic has become available, the full gamut of manifestations of the
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
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Subject Headache -- History
Headache -- history
Headache Disorders -- history
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Nervous System (incl. Brain)
MEDICAL -- Neurology.
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2011039086
ISBN 9780199860982