Headache and Migraine Biology and Management

  • ID: 3049063
  • Book
  • 334 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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There are two crucial issues in the treatment and management of headache patients: More than 50% of individuals experiencing headache have only been treated symptomatically, with no appropriate diagnosis established; and history and neurologic examination are essential to establishing a diagnosis, and thus selecting appropriate therapy.

Headache and Migraine Biology and Management is a practical text that addresses these issues, featuring contributions from expert clinical authors. The book covers in detail topics including chronic and episodic migraine, post-traumatic headache, sinus headache, cluster headache, tension headache, and others. Chapters are also dedicated to treatment subjects, including psychiatric and psychological approaches, medication overuse, inpatient treatment, and pediatric issues.

This book is an ideal resource for researchers and clinicians, uniting practical discussion of headache biology, current ideas on etiology, future research, and genetic significance and breakthroughs. This resource is useful to those who want to understand headache biology, treat and manage symptoms, and for those performing research in the headache field.

  • A practical discussion of headache biology, current ideas on etiology, future research, and genetic significance and breakthroughs
  • Features chapters from leading physicians and researchers in headache medicine
  • Full-color text that includes both an overview of multiple disciplines and discusses the measures that can be used to treat headaches

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1. Introduction
The History of Headache
Seymour Diamond and Mary Franklin
2. Classification, Mechanism, Biochemistry, and Genetics of Headache
Andrew H. Ahn
3. Evaluation of the Headache Patient in the Computer Age
Edmund John Messina
4. Screening and Testing of the Headache Patient
George R. Nissan
5. Overview of Migraine: Recognition, Diagnosis, and Pathophysiology
Mark W. Green and Rachel Colman
6. Complicated Migraine
Mark W. Green and Rachel Colman
7. Cerebrovascular Disease and Migraine
Michael Star and José Biller
8. Acute and Preventative Treatment of Episodic Migraine
Roger K. Cady and Kathleen Farmer
9. The Disease of Chronic Migraine: Diagnosis and Management
Roger K. Cady and Paul Durham
10. Gender-based Issues in Headache
Merle L. Diamond
11. Cluster Headache
Frederick G. Freitag and Jon Florczak
12. Tension-Type Headache
Robert G. Kaniecki
13. Post-Traumatic Headache
Sylvia M. Lucas
14. Headache and the Eye
Benjamin Frishberg
15. Cranial Neuralgias, Sinus Headache, and Vestibular Migraine
Jan Lewis Brandes
16. Cervicogenic Headache
Wade Cooper and Amit Masih
17. Headache in Children and Adolescents
Jack Gladstein, Howard Jacobs and David Rothner A
18. The Psychiatric Approach to Headache
Robert B. Shulman
19. Psychological Approaches to Headache
Elizabeth K. Seng and Steven M. Baskin
20. Too Much of a Good Thing:  Medication Overuse Headache
Duren Michael Ready
21. Presentation of Headache in the Emergency Department and Its Triage
Benjamin W. Friedman
22. Headache Clinics
Merle L. Diamond
23. Inpatient Treatment of Headaches
Alexander Feoktistov
24. Newer Research and Its Significance
Vincent Martin
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Diamond, Seymour
A pioneer in the headache field, Dr. Seymour Diamond has spent almost 50 years developing better diagnostic tools and treatment options for headache conditions and has played integral roles in transforming the entire field's approach. A recipient of the American Headache Society's Lifetime Achievement Award, he has accomplished a laundry list of "firsts” in the field of headache medicine, his greatest contribution being his unwavering commitment to creating the first true continuum of care for patients.

Dr. Diamond is Executive Chairman and Founder of the National Headache Foundation and Director Emeritus and Founder of the world-famous Diamond Headache Clinic. He previously served as Adjunct Professor of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology at Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, North Chicago, Illinois, as well as a Clinical Professor in the Department of Family Medicine. Also, he served as a Lecturer, Department of Family Medicine (Neurology) at Loyola University Chicago/Stritch School of Medicine. He received his medical degree from the Chicago Medical School, and was honored with the Distinguished Alumni Award in 1977 and the President's Award in 2002. He has been elected as a fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine, Neurology Section, has received the National Migraine Foundation Lectureship Award, and was honored by the British Migraine Trust as the initial recipient of the Migraine Trust Lectureship. He has also served as editor or on the editorial board for 31 publications; has published more than 490 articles in professional literature; and has authored or co-authored more than 70 books.

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