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Mechanism and Management of Headache

ISBN-10: 0750675306
ISBN-13: 9780750675307
Edition: 7th 2005 (Revised)
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Description: Based on the current classification of the International Headache Society, this revised and updated 7th Edition provides up-to-date, practical guidance on the very latest advances in research into the pathophysiology, clinical aspects, and treatment  More...

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List price: $79.95
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 12/1/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 416
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.518
Language: English

Based on the current classification of the International Headache Society, this revised and updated 7th Edition provides up-to-date, practical guidance on the very latest advances in research into the pathophysiology, clinical aspects, and treatment of all types of headacheincluding migraine, tension-type headache, cluster headache, and chronic daily headache. It provides an optimal blend of clinical know-how and relevant basic science, written in an easy-to-read, engaging style.

Preface to the Seventh Edition
Preface to the First Edition
Acknowledgments
The History of Headache
Recording the Patient's Case History
Age of Onset
Frequency and Duration of Headaches
Time of Onset
Mode of Onset
Early Warning Symptoms
Aura
Characteristics of Headache
Site and Radiation of Pain
Quality
Associated Symptoms
Precipitating Factors
Aggravating Factors
Relieving Factors
Previous Treatment
General Health
System Review
Past Health
Family History
Personal Background
Occupation
Personal or Family Problems
Habits
Emotional State
Types of Headache
Diagnosis Based on the History
Age of Onset
Frequency and Duration of Headaches
Time of Onset
Mode of Onset
Site
Quality
Associated Phenomena
Precipitating or Aggravating Factors
Relieving Factors
Conclusion
Physical Examination
General Appearance
Mental State
Speech
Skull
Spine
Gait and Stance
Special Senses
Other Cranial Nerves
Motor System
Sensory System
Sphincters and Sexual Functions
General Examination
Migraine: Varieties
Definition
Phases of Migraine
Premonitory Symptoms
Headache
Resolution
Variations on the Theme of Migraine
Hemiplegic Migraine
Alternating Hemiplegia of Childhood
Basilar-Type Migraine
Childhood Periodic Syndromes in the IHS Classification
Migrainous Vertigo in Adults
Retinal Migraine and Monocular Blindness
Complications of Migraine
Chronic Migraine
Status Migrainosus
Persistent Aura Without Infarction
Migrainous Infarction
Migraine-Triggered Seizures
Other Entities Related to Migraine
Recurrent Neck Pain
Cardiac Migraine
Migraine Stupor
Acute Confusional Migraine
Transient Global Amnesia
Migraine: Clinical Aspects
The Extent of the Problem
Prevalence
Morbidity and Economic Impact
The Patient with Migraine
Sex and Age Distribution
Genetic Background: The Family History
"Migraine Personality"
Mental and Emotional Factors
Migraine and Allergy
Migraine and Epilepsy
Features of the Migraine Attack
Precipitating Factors
Physical Examination
Differential Diagnosis and Investigation
Electroencephalography
Brain Imaging and Cerebral Angiography
Electromyography
Natural History and Prognosis
Migraine: Pathophysiology
The Predisposition-A Migrainous Brain
Genetic Factors
Magnesium Deficiency
Excitatory Amino Acids
Neurophysiologic Changes
The Hypothalamo-Pituitary Axis and Dopaminergic Transmission
Opioids and the Endogenous Pain-Control System
Vascular Reactivity
The Trigger-Initiation of the Migraine Attack
The Migrainous Aura
The Source of Pain in Migraine
Pain-Producing Structures
Pain from Other Extracranial Structures
An Attempted Synthesis
Summary
Migraine: Treatment
General (Nonpharmaceutical) Methods of Treatment
Psychological Management
Physiological Management (Relaxation and Biofeedback)
Transcendental Meditation and Hypnotherapy
Acupuncture
Exercise
Prevention of Salt and Water Retention
Elimination Diets
Spinal Manipulation
Surgical Procedures
Pharmacotherapy
Agents Used in the Treatment of Acute Attacks
Specific Treatments of Acute Migraine Attacks
Nonspecific Treatments of Acute Migraine Attacks
Agents Used for Prophylactic (Interval) Therapy
The Practical Management of Migraine
Pre-emptive Treatment
Treatment of the Acute Attack
Prophylactic Therapy for Frequent Migraine Attacks
Migrainous Auras (Migrainous Equivalents)
Menstrual Migraine and Pregnancy
Migraine in Childhood
Conclusion
Tension-Type Headache
Clinical Features of Tension-Type Headache
Prevalence, Age, and Sex Distribution
Morbidity and Economic Impact
Family History
Past Health
Site of Headache
Quality of Headache
Time and Mode of Onset
Frequency and Duration
Associated Phenomena
Underlying Precipitating, Aggravating, and Relieving Factors
Physical Examination
Pathophysiology
Treatment
Psychologic Management
Physiologic Management: Relaxation and Biofeedback
Pharmacologic Management
Conclusion
Chronic Daily Headache
Classification and Prevalence of Chronic Daily Headache
Tension-Type Headache or Migraine?
Overuse of Medications: Cause or Consequence of Chronic Daily Headache?
Pathophysiology of Chronic Daily Headache
Treatment of Chronic Daily Headache
What Is the Most Effective Preventive Treatment?
Hemicrania Continua
Historical Note
Epidemiology
Clinical Features
Differential Diagnosis
Investigations
Treatment
New Daily Persistent Headache
Cluster Headache and Other Trigeminal Autonomic Cephalgias
Cluster Headache
Definition
Nomenclature
Prevalence
Varieties of Cluster Headache
Clinical Features
Past History and Associated Disorders
Genetic Background
The Cluster Headache Personality
Pathophysiology
General Conclusions About the Clinical Features and Pathophysiology of Cluster Headache
Investigation
Treatment
Abortive Agents
Preventive Treatments
Serotonergic Receptor Agonists and Antagonists
Corticosteroids
Other Agents
Greater Occipital Nerve Blockade
Surgery
Paroxysmal Hemicrania
Historical Note
Epidemiology
Classification
Clinical Features
Management
Natural History and Prognosis
Short-Lasting Unilateral Neuralgiform Headache Attacks with Conjunctival Injection and Tearing (SUNCT Syndrome)
Historical Note
Epidemiology
Pathophysiology
Clinical Features
Secondary SUNCT
Treatment
Natural History
Other Syndromes Possibly Related to Cluster Headache
Overview
Other Primary Headaches and Distinction from Those with Structural Cause
The Exploding Head Syndrome
Primary Stabbing Headache
Ice-Pick Pains
Jabs and Jolts Syndrome
Ophthalmodynia
Cough Headache
Exertional Headache
Headache Associated with Sexual Activity
Primary Hypnic Headache
Primary and Secondary Thunderclap Headache
Call-Fleming Syndrome
Reversible Posterior Leukoencephalopathy
Headache as a Symptom of Epilepsy
Headaches Caused by Vasoactive Substances
Alcohol
Marijuana
Cocaine
Monosodium Glutamate: "Chinese Restaurant Syndrome"
Nitrites and Nitrates: "Hot Dog Headache" (Nitric Oxide Donor-Induced Headaches)
Histamine Headache
Rebound Headache-Nicotine and Caffeine
Peptide-Secreting Tumors
Drug-Induced Headaches
Headache Associated with Systemic Infections
Metabolic Causes of Headache
Hypoxia and Hypercapnia
Sleep Apnea
Mountain Sickness
Hypoglycemia
Headache During Hemodialysis
Headache Following Epileptic Seizures
Conclusion
Post-Traumatic Headache and Whiplash Injury
Incidence
Pathophysiology
Classification
Intracranial Vascular Headache
Extracranial Vascular Headache
Post-Traumatic Migraine
Post-Traumatic Dysautonomic Cephalalgia
Pain in the Neck and Occipital Region from Injury to the Upper Cervical Spine ("Whiplash" Injury)
Muscle Contraction (Tension) Headache
Other Post-Traumatic Headaches
Psychologic Aspect
Litigation
Prognosis
Treatment
Postcraniotomy Headache
Conclusion
Vascular Disorders
Acute Ischemic Cerebrovascular Disease
Transient Ischemic Attacks
Thromboembolic Stroke
Intracranial Hematoma
Intracerebral Hematoma
Subdural and Extradural Hematoma
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Unruptured Aneurysm or Vascular Malformation
Vasculitis
Giant-Cell Arteritis (Temporal Arteritis)
Carotid or Vertebral Artery Pain
Carotid or Vertebral Dissection
Carotidynia
Postendarterectomy Headache
Venous Thrombosis
Increased Venous Pressure
Arterial Hypertension
Pressor Reactions
Pituitary Apoplexy
Nonvascular Intracranial Disorders
High Cerebrospinal Fluid Pressure
Internal (Obstructive) Hydrocephalus
Communicating Hydrocephalus
Cerebral Edema
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension (Benign Intracranial Hypertension)
Low Cerebrospinal Fluid Pressure
Postlumbar Puncture Headache
Other Low-Pressure Syndromes
Intracranial Infection
Headache Associated with Intrathecal Injections
Intracranial Granuloma
Sarcoidosis
Intracranial Tumors
Pituitary Tumors
Disorders of the Neck, Cranial, and Extracranial Structures
Cranium
Neck
Upper Cervical Syndrome
Whiplash Injury
Third Occipital Nerve Headache
Cervicogenic Headache
"Cervical Migraine"
Occipital Neuralgia
Headache with Cervical Spinal Cord Lesions
Eyes
Ears, Nose, Sinuses, and Throat
Teeth
Temporomandibular Joint Disease
Red Ear Syndrome
Cranial Neuralgias and Central Causes of Facial Pain
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Clinical Features
Etiology
Neurophysiology
Treatment
Glossopharyngeal Neuralgia
Nervus Intermedius Neuralgia
Superior Laryngeal Neuralgia
Neuralgias of Terminal Branches of the Trigeminal Nerve
Supraorbital Neuralgia
Nasociliary Neuralgia
Other Terminal Branch Neuralgias
Nummular Headache
Occipital Neuralgia
Neck-Tongue Syndrome
External Compression
Exposure to Cold
Ice-Cream Headache
Structural Lesions Compressing, Irritating, or Distorting Cranial Nerves or Upper Cervical Roots
Raeder's Paratrigeminal Neuralgia
Gradenigo's Syndrome
Optic Neuritis
Ocular Diabetic Neuropathy
Postherpetic Neuralgia
Tolosa-Hunt Syndrome
Ophthalmoplegic Migraine
Central Causes of Facial Pain
Anesthesia Dolorosa
Central Poststroke Pain
Multiple Sclerosis
Persistent Idiopathic Facial Pain
Burning Mouth Syndrome
Neuralgias of Uncertain Validity
Sluder's Sphenopalatine Neuralgia
Vail's Vidian Neuralgia
Eagle's Syndrome
The Investigation and General Management of Headache
Differential Diagnosis
The Acute Severe Headache
The Subacute Onset of Headache
Recurrent Discrete Episodes of Headache or Facial Pain
Chronic Headache or Facial Pain (More Than 1 Year Duration)
Investigation
Blood Count and Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate
Plain X-rays
Computed Tomography
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Carotid and Vertebral Angiography
Electroencephalography
Lumbar Puncture
Cerebrospinal Fluid Isotope Studies
General Principles of Management
An Explanation for Patients of Hyperventilation and Anxiety Attacks
Relaxation Exercises: Instructions for Patients with Migraine or Tension-Type Headaches
Index

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