ABC of Headache by Anne MacgregorABC of Headache by Anne Macgregor

ABC of Headache

EditorAnne Macgregor, Alison Frith

Paperback | November 3, 2008

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In its different presentations, headache is one of the most common symptoms seen by family practitioners. The difficulty is in diagnosing the cause of the headache so that the appropriate treatment is provided, or if referral to a specialist is the recommended course of action.

The ABC of Headache 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.

Anne MacGregorDirector of Clinical Research, The City of London Migraine Clinic, London, UK Alison FrithClinical Research Sister, The City of London Migraine Clinic, London, UK
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Title:ABC of HeadacheFormat:PaperbackDimensions:88 pages, 10.9 × 8.6 × 0.21 inPublished:November 3, 2008Publisher:WileyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1405170662

ISBN - 13:9781405170666

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Table of Contents

Preface v

Contributors vi

1 Approach to Headaches 1
Anne MacGregor

2 Migraine 9
Anne MacGregor

3 Tension-type Headache 15
Anne MacGregor

4 Cluster Headache 20
David W. Dodick

5 Medication Overuse Headache 24
David W. Dodick

6 Menstrual Headaches 28
Alison Frith

7 Childhood Periodic Syndromes 36
Ishaq Abu-Arafeh

8 Teenage Headache 41
Ishaq Abu-Arafeh

9 Exertional Headache 46
R. Allan Purdy

10 Thunderclap Headache 50
David W. Dodick

11 Headache and Brain Tumour 53
R. Allan Purdy

12 Headache and Neck Pain 56
Anne MacGregor

13 Headache and Depression 60
Anne MacGregor

14 Pain in the Temple 68
R. Allan Purdy

15 Facial Pain 72
David W. Dodick

Further resources 76

Index 77