In its different presentations, headache is one of the most common symptoms seen by family practitioners. The difficulty is in diagnosing the cause of a headache so that the appropriate treatment is provided, or if a referral to a specialist is the recommended course of action. The ABC of Headache PDF helps with this dilemma and guides the healthcare professional to look for the possible causes of presenting symptoms. Based on real case histories, each chapter guides the reader from symptoms through to diagnosis and management.
This new ABC is a highly illustrated, informative, and practical source of knowledge. With links to further information and resources, it is a valuable text for healthcare professionals at all levels of practice and training.
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Description of ABC of Headache PDF
The ABC of Headache PDF ebook is one of the most widely used ABC books due to the attraction of its unique title. A headache is a condition that occurs in almost every household of the world and thus requires a study no matter what profession or career you have. This book provides a brief overview of a headache in a matter of a week and will help you forever in the future.
Director of Clinical Research, The City of London Migraine Clinic, London, UK. I am a specialist in headache and women’s health, with over 30 years of clinical experience resulting in an extensive research and publications portfolio. I am the lead author of the current British Association of the Study of Headache guidelines for the diagnosis and management of a migraine, tension-type headache, cluster and medication-overuse headache and was an expert adviser for the current NICE headache guidelines.
I see adults and children with a migraine, tension-type headache, cluster headache, medication overuse headache, chronic daily headache and less common primary headaches. My particular expertise is the management of hormonal headaches in women.
I recognize that each patient is an individual with different needs. My aim is to help you to regain control through a better understanding of your headaches and discussion of all the options available for treatment. I place headache management in the context of overall physical and emotional health, working with you to aid self-management where possible.
Clinical Research Sister, The City of London Migraine Clinic, London, UK
“With many tables and illustrations, it is highly didactic. Helpfulto every pediatrician and practitioner.” (PediatricEndocrinology Reviews, June 2010)
Table of Contents
Listed below are all the chapters along with their page numbers and author names that are included in the ABC of Headache PDF:
- 1 Approach to Headaches. Anne MacGregor.
- 2 Migraine. Anne MacGregor.
- 3 Tension-type Headache. Anne MacGregor.
- 4 Cluster Headache. David W. Dodick.
- 5 Medication Overuse Headache. David W. Dodick.
- 6 Menstrual Headaches. Alison Frith.
- 7 Childhood Periodic Syndromes. Ishaq Abu-Arafeh.
- 8 Teenage Headache. Ishaq Abu-Arafeh.
- 9 Exertional Headache. R. Allan Purdy.
- 10 Thunderclap Headache. David W. Dodick.
- 11 Headache and Brain Tumour. R. Allan Purdy.
- 12 Headache and Neck Pain. Anne MacGregor.
- 13 Headache and Depression. Anne MacGregor.
- 14 Pain in the Temple. R. Allan Purdy.
- 15 Facial Pain. David W. Dodick. Further resources.
Dimensions and Characters
- 88 Pages
- File Size: 3 MBs
- English Language
- 5-Star Rating
- ABC Series
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