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Clinician’s Guide to Chronic Headache and Facial Pain

1st Edition

Edited by Gary W. Jay

CRC Press

336 pages

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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

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HEALTH & FITNESS / Pain Management
MEDICAL / Neurology
MEDICAL / Surgery / General