Comprehensive Review of Headache Medicine
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A broad review of headache pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment, this book is divded into four parts. Part 1 covers head pain physiology and anatomy, headache epidemiology, and current concepts regarding headache pathophysiology. Part 2 is devoted to diagnosis of the primary headache disorders. Part 3 covers the diagnosis of secondary headaches. Part 4 is concerned with treatment of primary headaches including special considerations such as paediatric treatment, surgical treatment and inpatient treatment.show more

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  • Hardback | 336 pages
  • 160 x 232 x 20mm | 598.74g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 20 black and white photographs and 20 black and white illustrations
  • 0195366735
  • 9780195366730

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..".easy to read and covers all the main topics in headache medicine."--The New England Journal of Medicine"Overall, this book is highly recommended as an addition to the library of anyone who researches or treats headache on a regular basis. Its breadth of coverage will make it a useful tool for general practitioners and headache specialists alike."--Archives of Neurology"This is a thorough, easily digestible guide for any practitioner caring for headache patients. A thoughtful review of anatomy precedes comprehensive chapters discussing diagnosis, treatment, and the care and management of special populations....This is one of the first books...which can stand alone as a study guide for the UCNS headache medicine certification exam. The contributing authors are among the most influential and knowledgeable experts in the world, and they discuss the latest in evidence-based diagnosis and treatment while inserting thoughtful personal views and pearls."--Doody'sshow more

Table of contents

PART 1: HEADACHE MEDICINE BASIC SCIENCE: ANATOMY, PHYSIOLOGY, AND EPIDEMIOLOGY ; PART 2: DIAGNOSIS OF PRIMARY HEADACHE DISORDERS ; PART 3 DIAGNOSIS OF SECONDARY HEADACHE DISORDERS ; PART 4: HEADACHE TREATMENT ; PART 4. TREATMENT OF INTRACTABLE HEADACHE AND SPECIAL POPULATIONSshow more

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