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The headaches

Author: Jes Olesen
Publisher: Philadelphia : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Encyclopedic reference provides coverage of every aspect of every clinically discrete type of headache--from the ubiquitous tension headache to the neurologically complicated headache associated with life-threatening cerebrovascular disorders. Offers clinicians a systematic approach to rapid diagnosis and optimal management, as well as an enhanced appreciation of the anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jes Olesen
ISBN: 0781754003 9780781754002
OCLC Number: 61229747
Description: xxvii, 1169 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: History of the headache --
Classification of headache --
Epidemiology of headache --
Impact of the headache on the individual and family --
Societal burden of the headache --
The history and examination of headache patients --
Principles of clinical pharmacology, randomized controlled clinical trials, and evidence-based medicine in headache --
Ethical issues in headache research and management --
Anatomy of muscles, tendons, joints, blood vessels, and meninges --
Anatomy and physiology of head pain --
Inhibition and facilitation of nociception --
Peripheral and central sensitization related to headaches --
Imaging pain --
Serotonin and other biogenic amines --
Nitric oxide --
Calcitonin gene-related peptide and other peptides --
Sex hormones --
Prostanoids and other inflammatory mediators --
Other molecules involved in pain transmission --
Ion channels relevant to pain --
Triptan signal transdcution --
Animal models of headache --
Human models of the headaches --
The migraines: introduction --
Epidemiology of migraine --
Migraine comorbidity --
Genetics of migraine --
Spreading depression --
5-hydroxytryptamine involvement in migraines. Nitric oxide involvement in migraines --
CGRP involvement in migraines --
Channelopathies and their possible relation to migraines --
Neurogenic inflammatory mechanisms --
Blood and spinal fluid in migraines --
Influence of female hormones on migraines --
Platelets and immunology of migraines --
Hemodynamics and neuroimaging of migraines --
Brain metabolism in migraines --
Neurophysiology of migraines --
Autonomic dysfunction in migraines --
Psychological mechanisms of migraines --
Synthesis of migraine mechanisms --
Symptomatology of migraines without aura --
Migraines with aura and their subforms --
Diagnosis and differential diagnosis of migraines --
Prognosis of migraines --
General and pharmacologic approach to migraine management --
Psychological and behavioral treatments of migraines --
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs in the acute treatment of migraines --
Ergot alkaloids in the acute treatment of migraines --
Triptans, 5-HT1B/1D receptor agonists in the acute treatment of migraines --
Antiemetic, prokinetic, neuroleptic, and miscellaneous drugs in the acute treatment of migraines. Prioritizing acute pharmacotherapy of migraines --
[beta]-adrenoceptor blocking drugs in migraine prophylaxis --
Antiserotonin drugs in migraine prophylaxis --
Calcium antagonists in migraine prophylaxis --
Antiepileptic drugs in migraine prophylaxis --
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory and miscellaneous drugs in migraine prophylaxis --
Prioritizing prophylactic treatment of migraines --
Potential new drugs for the acute and prophylatic treatment of migraines --
Sporadic and familial hemiplegic migraines --
Basilar migraines and retinal migraines --
Status migrainosus --
Migrainous infarction and migraine triggered epilepsy --
Chronic migraines --
Tension-type headache: introduction --
Epidemiology of tension-type headaches --
Genetics of tension-type headaches --
Human studies of experimental pain from muscle --
Sensitization of myofascial pain pathways in tension-type headaches --
Neurophysiology of tension-type headaches --
Hemodynamics and muscle metabolism of tension-type headaches --
Temporomandibular disorders and tension-type headache. Psychological mechanisms of tnesion-type headaches --
Biochemistry of blood and cerebrospinal fluid in tension-type headaches --
Synthesis of tension-type headache mechanisms --
Symptomatology of episodic tension-type headaches --
Differential diagnosis and prognosis of tension-type headaches --
General approach to treatment of tension-type headaches --
Psychological treatments of tension-type headaches --
Physiotherapy of tension-type headaches --
Acute pharmacotherapy of tension-type headaches --
Prophylactic pharmacotherapy of tension-type headache --
Cluster headaches: introduction and epidemiology --
Genetics of cluster headaches --
Anatomy and pathology of cluster headaches --
Biochemistry, circannual and circadian rhythms, endocrinology, and immunology of cluster headaches --
Neurophysiology and autonomic dysfunction in cluster headaches --
Neuroimaging in trigeminal autonomic cephalgias --
Synthesis of cluster headache pathophysiology --
Symptomatology of cluster headaches --
Diagnosis, differental diagnosis, and prognosis of cluster headaches --
General approach to the management of cluster headaches --
Acute treatment of cluster headaches --
Preventive and surgical management of cluster headaches. Paroxysmal hemicrania --
Sudden unilateral neuralgiform pain with conjunctival injection and tearing --
Primary stabbing, cough, exertional, and thunderclap headaches --
Primary headache attributed to sexual activity --
Hypnic headaches --
Hemicrania continua --
New daily persistent headache --
The secondary headaches: introduction --
Acute posttraumatic headaches --
Chronic posttraumatic headaches --
Headache attributed to whiplash injury --
Ischemic stroke and spontaneous intracerebral hematoma --
Unruptured vascular malformation and subarachnoid hemorrhage --
Arteritis --
Carotid or vertebral artery pain --
Cerebral venous thrombosis --
High cerebrospinal fluid pressure --
Low cerebrospinal fluid pressure --
Pseudomigraine with pleocytosis --
Intracranial neoplasms --
Headache associated with acute substance use or exposure --
Medication overuse headaches --
Headache attributed to infection --
Headache attributed to a disorder of homeostasis --
Disorder of the skull and cervical spine --
Ocular disorder --
Disorder of ear, nose, and sinus --
Headache attributed to orofacial/temporomandibular pathology --
Headache attributed to psychiatric disorder ---
Pain of cranial nerve and cervical nerve origin other than primary neuralgias --
Trigeminal neuralgia and other facial neuralgias --
Central pain in the face and head --
History and examination of infants, children, and adolescents with headaches --
Childhood migraine and related syndromes --
Tension-type headaches and other nonmigraine primary headaches in the pediatric population --
Secondary headaches in the pediatric population --
Headache during pregnancy and lactation --
Headaches and sleep --
Headaches in the elderly --
Headache in patients with coexisting other pain disorder --
Headaches in patients with coexisting psychiatric disease --
Headaches in patients with coexisting medical disease --
Headaches in the emergency room.
Responsibility: edited by Jes Olesen [and others].
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