Wolff's Headache and Other Head Pain

Wolff's Headache and Other Head Pain

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Headaches represent one of the most common medical conditions and one of the most frequent reasons for patients seeking medical care. Wolff's Headache has become a classic in the field of head pain. Providing a compendium of facts, it stands above other texts as one of the most definitive and comprehensive textbooks on diagnosis and management. Wolff's Headache and Other Head Pain 7E provides a comprehensive overview of headache disorders. The contributors are the acknowledged world leaders in their fields. The new edition reflects the enormous growth of knowledge regarding the classification of epidemiology, mechanisms, and treatment of headaches. The book provides both practical clinical advice and a clear overview of the science which provides the foundation for that advice.show more

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  • Hardback | 646 pages
  • 186 x 256 x 36mm | 1,360.79g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 7th Revised edition
  • 27 b&w halftones, 7 line illustrations
  • 0195135180
  • 9780195135183

Table of contents

Foreword; Preface; I. INTRODUCTION; 1. Remembrances of Dr. Harold Wolff February 21, 1962-May 26, 1989; 2. Overview, Diagnosis, and Classification of Headache; 3. Neuroimaging and Other Diagnostic Testing in Headache; 4. Pain-Sensitive Cranial Structures: Chemical Anatomy; 5. The Pathophysiology of Headache; 6. The Genetics of Headache; 7. Epidemiology and Impact of Headache; 8. Migraine Comorbidity; II. DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF PRIMARY HEADACHE DISORDERS; 9. Migraine: Diagnosis and Treatment; 10. Episodic Tension-Type Headaches; 11. Chronic Daily Headache Including Transformed Migraine, Chronic Tension-Type Headache, and Medication Overuse; 12. Cluster Headache: Diagnosis, Management, and Treatment; 13. Unusual Primary Headache Disorders: CPH, SUNCT, and Hypnic Headache; III. DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF SECONDARY HEADACHE DISORDERS; 14. Headaches Associated with Head Trauma; 15. Headache Associated with Vascular Disorders; 16. Headache Associated with Abnormalities in Intracranial Structure or Function: High Cerebrospinal Fluid Pressure Headache and Brain Tumorshow more

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"This is an outstanding book; little of significance is omitted, and yet one is not overwhelmed with details. No doubt with the trainee entering the field in mind, it is particularly good when reviewing the literature ... It will prove to be a useful reference text for more senior neurologists confronted with a difficult patient, both for diagnostic and therapeutic options." Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatryshow more

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