Handbook of Headache

Publication Year: 2004

Edition: 2nd Ed.

Authors/Editor: Evans, Randolph W.; Mathew, Ninan T.

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)

ISBN: 978-0-78-175223-7

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Now thoroughly updated and revised, the Second Edition of the Handbook of Headache gives comprehensive, yet concise insight into one of the most common—and confounding—of patient maladies. This is a practical, easily readable guide to the diagnosis and management of headache patients, written with both primary care physicians and neurologists in mind.

The text presents a systematic approach to diagnosis, and is rich with expert recommendations for treating all types of headaches including: migraine, chronic daily, tension and cluster, first and worst, post-traumatic, pediatric headaches, headaches during pregnancy, geriatric headaches, and numerous other secondary headaches.
Features of this new edition include:
New drug treatments such as topiramate, almotriptan, frovatriptan, eletriptan, botulinum toxin, and tizanidine
42 illuminating case studies that highlight diagnostic and treatment approaches in real-world scenarios
A full chapter devoted to patient education materials and alternative treatments
An informative and helpful section on medicolegal issues
"The Headache Quiz" offering a question and answer review
And much more.
Make sure this latest resource is part of your personal medical library.

Details

Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Evans, Randolph W.; Mathew, Ninan T.
ISBN: 978-0-78-175223-7
Specialty:
Internal Medicine
Neurology
Pain Management
Primary Care/Family Medicine/General Practice
Language: English
Edition: 2nd Ed.
Pages: 400
Year: 2004

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