1st Edition

Clinician’s Guide to Chronic Headache and Facial Pain

Edited By Gary W. Jay Copyright 2009
    336 Pages
    by CRC Press

    336 Pages
    by CRC Press

    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.

    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


    Gary W. Jay