Modern Day Management of Headache: Questions and Answers

by K Ravishankar, Randolph W Evans, Shuu-Jiun Wang

Written in the question and answer format, this book focuses on modern day management of headache. Modern Day Management of Headache promises to bridge the gap between theory and practice with the most current information presented in a comprehensive cogent and intuitive question and answer format. Headache is a ubiquitous symptom, a manifestation of morbid diseases, and a clinical feature of a host of primary neurological diseases. The diagnostic approach, therefore, to such a pervasive symptom with a plethora of underlying causes requires considerable clinical prowess—this book brings you several steps closer to refining that skill. This book comprises of 5 sections such as overview of headache, primary headaches, secondary headaches, special situations, and miscellaneous topics, which are further divided into 34 chapters. Its include history and examination in headache, the international classification of headache disorders (ICHD-3 Beta version), diagnostic testing in headache, migraine, acute treatment of migraine, chronic migraine, refractory migraine, tension-type headache, post-traumatic headache, idiopathic intracranial hypertension, headache in pregnancy and postpartum, role of the psychiatrist and psychologist in headache management, and complementary and alternative headache treatment. This book targets the needs of the general neurologist, the headache specialist as well as the primary care physician. With the validation now of ‘Headache Medicine’ as a major neurologic subspecialty, it will also be useful to residents, postgraduates, and trainees.

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Book Detail

Editor
1. Ravishankar K
2. Evans Randolph W
3. Wang Shuu-Jiun
Editor's Affiliation
1. The Headache and Migraine Clinic; Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre; Lilavati Hospital and Research Centre, Mumbai, India
2. Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
3. Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, National Yang-Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
ISBN
9789386056276
Speciality
Neurology
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/13100
Edition
1/e
Publishing Year
2018
Pages
516
Book Type
Professional

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