Pediatric Headaches in Clinical Practice covers both primary and secondary headache disorders, including migraine, sinus, and post traumatic headache. It provides thoughtful guidelines on behavioural management strategies as well as pharmacologic therapies
It is essential reading for primary care providers, pediatricians, physicians, nurse practitioners and all those interested in the care of children with headache disorders.
- Identifying some of the unique features of childhood headaches
- Understanding the basic evaluation of pediatric headache
- Recognizing the "red flags" that are worrisome and require further investigation, and
- Developing a comprehensive treatment plan, including both pharmaceutical and biobehavioral acute and preventive treatment
Epidemiology, Classification and Pathophysiology of pediatric headaches.
Chapter 2: Evaluation and Classification.
Chapter 3: Diagnostic Testing and Concerning Variants.
Chapter 4: Epidemiology of Pediatric Headaches.
Chapter 5: Impact of Childhood Headaches.
Chapter 6: Emergent evaluation and management.
Chapter 7: Pathophysiology.
Primary Headache Disorders.
Chapter 8: Migraine: Diagnosis and Treatment.
Chapter 9: Migraine Variants and the Periodic Syndromes.
Chapter10: Tension–type headache: Diagnosis and Treatment.
Chapter 11: Chronic Daily Headaches in Children.
Chapter 12: Other Primary Headache Disorders.
Chapter 13: Biobehavioral Management of Childhood Headaches.
Secondary Headache Disorders.
Chapter 14: Sinus Headache and Nasal Disease.
Chapter 15: Post–traumatic Headaches.
Chapter 16: Headaches associated with altered intracranial pressure.
Chapter 17: Other Secondary Headaches.