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Handbook of Headache

Publication Year:
2004
Edition:
2nd Ed.
Author:
Evans, Randolph W.; Mathew, Ninan T.
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
ISBN:
978-0-78-175223-7
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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 tizanidine
42 illuminating case studies that highlight diagnostic and treatment approaches in real-world scenarios
A full chapter devoted to patient education materials and alternative treatments
An informative and helpful section on medicolegal issues
""The Headache Quiz"" offering a question and answer review
And much more.
Make sure this latest resource is part of your personal medical library.
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Platform:
OvidSP
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Product Type:
Book
Author:
Evans, Randolph W.; Mathew, Ninan T.
ISBN:
978-0-78-175223-7
Specialty:
  • Internal Medicine
  • Neurology
  • Pain Management
  • Primary Care/Family Medicine/General Practice
Language:
English
Edition:
2nd Ed.
Pages:
400
Publication Year:
2004

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