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  • Date Published: April 2010
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521720571

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  • Headache is the most common presenting symptom in neurology and constitutes more than one-third of primary care consultations. Organized according to the presenting features of the headache (acute, episodic and chronic), this handbook provides diagnostic and treatment information for both common and uncommon causes of headache. Making maximum use of lists, bullet points, summary boxes and illustrations, it allows the reader fast access to essential information where it is needed most. Each topic is dealt with succinctly, using up-to-date knowledge and experience of the authors, all of whom are headache experts from leading clinical centers in the USA and Canada. Providing comprehensive and detailed coverage to satisfy the needs of the busy neurologist, residents in neurology, neurosurgery, psychiatry and other fields of internal medicine, this book will also be a valuable guide to practising clinicians who do not deal with headache on a regular basis.

    • Uses simple bulleted explanations and concise diagnostic approaches
    • Employs the best therapies and experience and knowledge of authors who are headache experts from leading clinical centres in the USA and Canada
    • Easy to read and understand
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    • Date Published: April 2010
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521720571
    • length: 256 pages
    • dimensions: 176 x 108 x 15 mm
    • weight: 0.28kg
    • contains: 16 b/w illus. 20 tables
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    Part I. Acute Headaches:
    1. Introduction to the acute headaches
    2. Subarachnoid hemorrhage
    3. Cervical artery dissection
    4. Acute hypertensive headache
    5. Ischemic stroke
    6. Pituitary apoplexy
    7. Third ventricular colloid cyst
    8. Primary thunderclap headache
    9. Intracranial infection
    Part II. Episodic Headaches:
    10. Introduction to the episodic headaches
    11. Episodic migraine headache
    12. Hemiplegic migraine
    13. Basilar-type migraine
    14. Episodic tension-type headache
    15. Cluster headache
    16. Episodic paroxysmal hemicrania
    17. SUNCT syndrome
    18. Chiari malformation headache
    19. Trigeminal neuralgia
    20. Subacute angle-closure glaucoma
    21. Primary stabbing headache
    22. Primary headache associated with sexual activity
    23. Primary cough headache
    Part III. Chronic Daily Headaches:
    24. Introduction to the chronic daily headaches
    25. Chronic migraine headache
    26. Chronic tension-type headache
    27. Hemicrania continua
    28. New daily persistent headache
    29. Giant cell arteritis
    30. Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis
    31. Spontaneous intracranial hypotension
    32. Idiopathic intracranial hypertension
    33. Intracranial neoplasm
    34. Sinus headache
    35. Medication overuse headache
    36. Post-traumatic headache
    37. Cervicogenic headache
    38. Occipital neuralgia
    39. Hypnic headache
    Index.

  • Authors

    Todd J. Schwedt, Washington University, St Louis
    Todd J. Schwedt is Assistant Professor, Departments of Neurology and Anesthesiology, and Director, Washington University Headache Center, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, USA.

    Jonathan P. Gladstone, Gladstone Headache Clinic, Toronto, Canada
    Jonathan P. Gladstone is Director of the Gladstone Headache Clinic, Director of Neurology and Headache Medicine at Cleveland Clinic Canada, Co-Director of the Child and Adolescent Headache Clinic at The Hospital for Sick Children, Headache Specialist at the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute's WSIB Head and Neck Injury Clinic and Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He is a Director of the Canadian Headache Society.

    R. Allan Purdy, Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia
    Ronald Allan Purdy is Professor and Head, Department of Medicine, Dalhousie University, and District Chief, Department of Medicine, Capital Health, Halifax, Canada.

    David W. Dodick, Mayo Clinic, Arizona
    David W. Dodick is Professor of Neurology at Mayo Clinic, Arizona, USA. He is also President-Elect of the American Headache Society and Editor of Cephalalgia.

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