Now thoroughly updated and revised, the Second Edition of the Handbook of Headache gives comprehensive, yet concise insight into one of the most common-and confounding-of patient maladies. This is a practical, easily readable guide to the diagnosis and management of headache patients, written with both primary care physicians and neurologists in mind.
The text presents a systematic approach to diagnosis, and is rich with expert recommendations for treating all types of headaches including: migraine, chronic daily, tension and cluster, first and worst, post-traumatic, pediatric headaches, headaches during pregnancy, geriatric headaches, and numerous other secondary headaches.
Features of this new edition include:New drug treatments such as topiramate, almotriptan, frovatriptan, eletriptan, botulinum toxin, and tizanidine42 illuminating case studies that highlight diagnostic and treatment approaches in real-world scenariosA full chapter devoted to patient education materials and alternative treatmentsAn informative and helpful section on medicolegal issues"The Headache Quiz" offering a question and answer reviewAnd much more.
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