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1st Edition

Clinician’s Guide to Chronic Headache and Facial Pain

Edited By

Gary W. Jay

ISBN 9781138116733
Published June 7, 2017 by CRC Press
336 Pages

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Book Description

As headache and facial pain are two of the most common medical complaints, it is essential that clinicians are well equipped to handle these issues. Clinician’s Guide to Chronic Headache and Facial Pain is designed for all clinicians dealing with these syndromes in daily practice—whether in the outpatient, emergency, or ambulatory setting.


  • Presents the advice of 12 experts with considerable experience in headache and facial pain management
  • Contains evidence-based chapters derived from past successes and failures and including clear, concise statistical outcomes
  • Reviews both traditional and alternative interdisciplinary and interventional pain management therapies to help practitioners choose the best treatment or combination of treatments for their patients
  • Offers broad-based coverage of all types of headaches and facial pain syndromes from facial neuralgias to post-traumatic headache
  • Includes additional chapters on opioid usage and legal aspects of treatment help to prepare practitioners for a range of possible scenarios

Devoted exclusively to managing chronic headache and facial pain, this book is an essential resource for clinicians.

Table of Contents

Roger K. Cady and Kathleen Farmer
Tension-Type Headache
Paul Mathew and B. Lee Peterlin
Posttraumatic Headache
Gary W. Jay
Cervicogenic Headache
Frederick R. Taylor
Cluster Headache
Frederick G. Freitag
Trigeminal Autonomic Cephalalgias
Gary D. Klasser
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Gary W. Jay
Persistent Idiopathic Facial Pain
Bernadette Jaeger
Orofacial Pain Syndromes and Other Facial Neuralgias
Gary W. Jay

Psychological Aspects of Chronic Noncancer Pain
Gary W. Jay and Richard H. Cox
Neuropsychological Aspects of Neuropathic Pain
Richard H. Cox
Interdisciplinary Treatment of Chronic Noncancer Pain
Gary W. Jay
Interventional Pain Medicine in the Treatment of Chronic Noncancer Pain—An Update
Gary W. Jay
Peter T. Dorsher
Complementary and Alternative Medicine in the Management of Chronic Pain
Alan K. Halperin

Nonopiate Analgesics and Adjuvants
Gary W. Jay
Opioid Medications and Correct Medical Usage—An Update
Gary W. Jay
Legal Issues in Pain Management
Jennifer Bolen
Antidepressant Medications
Gary W. Jay
Anticonvulsant Medications
Gary W. Jay
Migraine Medications
Gary W. Jay

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