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The Headache Handbook

Diagnosis and Treatment, 1st Edition

By Gary W. Jay

CRC Press

192 pages

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Hardback: 9781574442212
pub: 1998-08-25
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Description

The Headache Handbook: Diagnosis and Treatment helps both generalist and specialist clinicians, including family practitioners, chiropractors, and neurologists, to understand headache, possibly the most ubiquitous symptom in medicine. This comprehensive work covers the myriad of differences among headache patients and the need for accurate fact gathering and physical and neurological examinations. Topics include anatomy and physiology of headache; evaluation and treatment of various headache types; interventional procedures; and manual medicine consultations.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Anatomy and Physiology of Headache

General Thoughts on the Mechanisms of Headache

Migraine Headache

Cluster Headache

Tension-Type Headache: Clinical and Pathophysiological Aspects

Evaluation and Treatment of Tension-Type Headache

Combination Headache

Psychological Aspects of Headache

Post-Traumatic Headache

Orofacial Pain

Organic Causes of Headache

The Interdisciplinary Treatment of Headache

Nerve Blocks and Other Interventional Procedures

"Cervicogenic Headache," an Introduction, and Manual Medicine

Afterward

References

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HEA036000
HEALTH & FITNESS / Pain Management
MED056000
MEDICAL / Neurology
MED057000
MEDICAL / Neuroscience
PSY000000
PSYCHOLOGY / General