Key Features

  • Features a chapter organization based on the HIS classification of headache, making information easy to find.
  • Delivers balanced coverage of the most recent scientific discoveries as well as tried and true clinical observations.

Table of Contents

1.The History of Headache

2.Recording a Patient’s Case History

3. Types of Headache

4. Diagnosis Based on the History

5. Physical Examination

6. Migraine: Varieties

7. Migraine: Clinical Aspects

8. Migraine: Pathophysiology

9. Migraine: Treatment

10. Tension-type Headache

11. Chronic Daily Headache

12. Cluster Headache and Other Tigeminal Autonomic Cephalgias

13. Other Primary headache and Distinction from Those with Structured Cause

14. Post-Traumatic Headache and Whiplash Injury

15. Vascular Disorders

16. Non-Vascular Intracranial Disorders

17. Disorders of the Neck, Cranial and Extracranial Structures

18. Cranial Neuralgias and Central Causes of Facial Pain

19. The Investigation and General Management of Headache

Appendix A. An Explanation of Hyperventilation

Appendix B. Relaxation Exercises

Details

No. of pages:
416
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2005
Published:
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
Print ISBN:
9780750675307
Electronic ISBN:
9780702038990