1st Edition

The Headache Handbook
Diagnosis and Treatment



ISBN 9781574442212
Published August 25, 1998 by CRC Press
192 Pages

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Book 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

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