The Cleveland Clinic Manual Of Headache Therapy

Author: Stewart J. Tepper
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3319040723
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Since The Cleveland Clinic Manual of Headache Therapy published, new guidelines and therapies have emerged. The Cleveland Clinic Manual of Headache Therapy, 2nd Edition provides these advances, as well as a number of clinical challenges not covered in the 1st edition - including headaches associated with opioids and traumatic brain injury. Organized by dedicated parts and chapters on diagnosis and treatment, this practical guide also features clinical pearls and summarizing tables. The Cleveland Clinic Manual of Headache Therapy, 2nd Edition will provide neurologists, pain specialists, fellows, residents and primary care physicians an evidence-based resource of clinical approaches and appropriate treatments.

Advanced Headache Therapy

Author: Lawrence Robbins
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319138995
Size: 16.61 MB
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This cutting-edge book will cover various aspects of headache management, with a focus on difficult patients. Practical, step-by-step advice for treating challenging headaches, including migraine, refractory and cluster headaches, will be provided in detail along with how to approach patients of different ages and those with psychological disorders. Unique and complex case studies and complete explanations to the vast array of medications will also be featured. Authored by one of the leading experts on refractory headaches, Advanced Headache Management will be an invaluable guide for the resident or clinician and an easy-to-read resource for many patients.

Management Of Headache And Headache Medications

Author: Lawrence D. Robbins
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1461221242
Size: 71.50 MB
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With full revisions and updates, plus new chapters on herbs and vitamins, "triptans," headache during breast feeding, menstrual migraine, opiate abuse, cervicogenic causes of headache, and exercise and sexual headache, this book presents a full and in-depth range of information for primary care physicians and neurologists.

Headache Medicine

Author: Dara G. Jamieson, MD
Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing
ISBN: 9781935281146
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Headache is the number one complaint that causes a patient to see a neurologist. Because headaches constitute such a large part of many clinicians practices, the United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties created an annually-administered headache subspecialty exam in 2006. Headache Medicine: Questions and Answers is the only question-and-answer book for the new headache subspecialty exam, with more than 500 questions, answers, explanations, and references to help readers self-assess their knowledge and to prepare for the subspecialty exam, as well as the neurology Board examination. Headache Medicine: Questions and Answers covers everything from the basics of epidemiology and co-morbidity, to must-know clinical neurology, to diagnosis and treatment. Board-type review questions are used throughout, each with an answer, a detailed explanation, and one or more references to help direct more in-depth review as desired. Divided into six key sections for targeted topic review, this is the most comprehensive and effective way to prepare for exams. Key features of Headache Medicine include: Board-type question format used to provide familiarity with question types Answers and explanations, which detail not only why the answer is correct, but also why the distracters are wrong. A series of in-depth, multi-question patient management problems that provide a realistic clinical learning experience References with each question for further investigation as desired

Comprehensive Review Of Headache Medicine

Author: Morris Levin
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199710560
Size: 52.53 MB
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Headache Medicine has recently become an official medical subspecialty. Practitioners who specialize in the field come from many different backgrounds including neurology, internal medicine, anesthesiology, rehabilitation medicine, family medicine, psychiatry, dentistry and others. A great deal of research is being done in HM, and, as a result, the field is one which is growing rapidly in every way. Interestingly, most patients with headache are not being treated by specialists in HM, in large part because of the vast numbers of patients requiring medical attention for headache disorders, and the relatively small number of bona fide specialists. Thus, there is a need for resources to guide these practitioners as they manage headache patients. There are several excellent scholarly texts in the field and numerous books for the public about headache. There are really no concise manuals of HM, however, there are books aimed at the bulk of skilled practitioners taking care of the major share of headache sufferers, who wish to understand the important concepts of diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis in this complex field. This is the aim of Dr. Levin's book which consists of 4 parts: Part 1- Headache Medicine Basic Science, Part 2- Diagnosis of Primary Headache Disorders, Part 3- Diagnosis of Secondary Headache Disorders, and Part 4- Headache Treatment. Chapters in each section are concise, but include cutting edge information about these aspects of headache medicine. The organization of the contents of this book is similar to the Curriculum for Headache Medicine designed by the United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties (UCNS) which is the organization responsible for accrediting Headache Medicine training programs and accrediting individual practitioners. The content of the book mirrors that of the UCNS board examination as well. Chapters include key tables and illustrations. Review questions are included at the end of each chapter and serve as a study resource. The editor is a charter diplomate of the UCNS HM examination and has directed board review courses for the American Headache Society and Headache Cooperative of New England. All of the eligible chapter authors have taken and passed this exam as well. The International Classification of Headache Disorders is used throughout this text and a concerted effort has been made to base content on evidence when available, rather than personal practices. Each chapter is intended as a stand alone monograph and as a result the book can be read in virtually any order.

Handbook Of Neurological Therapy

Author: Carlo Colosimo
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199862923
Size: 13.23 MB
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This is a practical book on neurological therapy. It is aimed at giving concise and updated answers to busy practicing clinicians in the clinic, ward or emergency department. An evidence-based approach is used, but when there is no evidence or the data are inconclusive, an expert opinion is always being given in order to meet the expectations of the reader. All neurological conditions (common and less common) are discussed; each chapter has a similar format, and contains an initial briefintroduction on the epidemiology and clinical features of each disease. The therapy is then discussed, including pharmacological and non-pharmacological, with wide use of Tables and Figures (flowcharts are also included in most of the chapters).

Interventional Management Of Head And Face Pain

Author: Samer N. Narouze
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1461489512
Size: 72.66 MB
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From the Foreword, by Stewart J. Tepper, MD: “Dr. Samer Narouze was the first Pain Management anesthesiologist specialist in the US to become Board-certified in Headache Medicine by the United Council of Neurologic Subspecialists (UCNS). It is therefore fitting that he decided to put together a textbook on blocks, interventions, injections, and neuromodulation possibilities in this integrated interdisciplinary area of treatment for head and facial pain... “This constellation of authors and topics should offer a comprehensive roadmap for interventions to contemplate beyond conventional medications in both primary and secondary head and face pain disorders. The chapters are precise, concise, and immensely readable, and I am honored to have been offered the chance to introduce them and encourage my colleagues to read them.” This is the first book on interventional management of intractable, medically resistant head and face pain. It is edited and written by world-class leaders in headache medicine and features practical presentations of the entire spectrum of procedures, from simple to complex. Designed to help shorten the learning curve of practitioners who are beginning to use interventional headache procedures, it provides guidance in identifying patients who are appropriate candidates for this approach and includes a unique compilation of outcomes-based algorithms for different headache and face pain syndromes. Neurologists, anesthesiologists, pain physicians, physiatrists, neurosurgeons, and interventional radiologists are the intended audience.

Migraine

Author: David Dodick
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199793611
Size: 61.57 MB
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Preceded by: Migraine: manifestations, pathogenesis, and management / Robert A. Davidoff. 2nd ed. 2002.

Famous First Papers For The Neurointensivist

Author: Eelco F.M. Wijdicks
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1461431824
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A major contribution to the literature in neurology from renowned neurointensivist Eelco F.M. Wijdicks, MD, PhD, Famous First Papers for the Neurointensivist presents and critically assesses numerous papers that have made a profound impact on the diagnosis and treatment of neurologically acute conditions. In general, there has been little historical work in acute neurologic conditions, precisely because neurology is not perceived through this perspective. Famous First Papers for the Neurointensivist addresses this problem by a scholarly treatment of early descriptions of clinical signs, syndromes and presenting the development of treatment of these acute disorders. Using a uniform and easy-to-read format, the title offers a clear reproduction of each paper’s title page, a short historical note, and a brief discussion and its implications, and a final comment to provide perspective. Landmark clinical trials that apply to acute neurology are included, and the book also briefly discusses the birth of intensive care units. Ground-breaking and indispensable for all physicians and researchers interested in neurocritical care, Famous First Papers for the Neurointensivist is a unique, original reference, providing not only a single source for discovering the most important papers in the field but also a critical analysis of the impact of each paper on the development of neurocritical care. "Dr Wijdicks has been integral to the growth and development of neurocritical care as a specialty. He has cultivated it firsthand, serving as a contemporary of Raymond Adams, C. Miller Fisher, and Allan Ropper, all pioneers in acute neurological care. He established the neurocritical care program at the Mayo Clinic in the early 1990s and has served as the editor in chief of the journal Neurocritical Care, which was first published in 2004 after the foundation of the Neurocritical Care Society. His unique vantage point allows him to bring us a book that few others could produce, Famous First Papers for the Neurointensivist. This book is an original in the field and should be on the reading list of anyone who cares for critically ill neurologic and neurosurgical patients... Reading this book from cover to cover is highly recommended. The writing is clear and concise, and the transitions are smooth. Each essay is self-contained and allows the reader to set his or her own pace. Once completed,the book serves as a great reference book because each essay stands on its own. The photographs of the manuscripts' title pages and key tables and figures are of high quality, and a translation is provided if the original work was not in English... Dr Wijdicks has sifted through the library stacks and has emerged with a book that puts the specialty of neurocritical care into historical perspective. In order to know where you are going, you must first know where you have been. This holds especially true for neurocritical care because the specialty continues to grow and flourish." -- JAMA NEUROL/VOL 70 (NO. 4), APR 2013 WWW. JAMANEURO.COM

My Neck Hurts

Author: Martin T. Taylor
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
ISBN: 9780801896651
Size: 39.77 MB
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My Neck Hurts! includes information on the following topics, illustrated with photographs and drawings:; physical therapy, from exercises and aquatherapy to ultrasound and traction ; electrical stimulation methods such as transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) and percutaneous neuromodulation therapy (PNT) ; manual therapies: massage, o