Reducing the Burden of Headache

Hardcover | March 15, 2003

EditorJes Olesen, Timothy J. Steiner, Richard Lipton

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This is the first book devoted to the study of the social and economic consequences of headache. Reducing the Burden of Headache analyses the financial cost of headache diseases, the disability and suffering they cause and the impact they have on the quality of life of the sufferers and theirfamilies. These are issues of major importance; migraine appears in the top 20 list of diseases ranked according to years lived with disability. Headache, in general, is thought to account for approximately 20% of all days lost from work. Of even greater importance is the impact on everyday life, studieshave shown that migraine has a greater impact on the quality of life of sufferers than many other diseases generally considered to be more serious. This book describes and analyses the epidemiological data accumulated in the field and suggests guidelines and interventions aimed at improving healthcare for headache. Adoption of these suggestions combined with judicious use of existing resources and modern treatment options can lead to greatimprovements in the lives of headache sufferers world-wide. This book will be of interest to neurologists, general practitioners, epidemiologists, public health specialists, health service managers and all those interested in improving services and outcomes for sufferers of headache.

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This is the first book devoted to the study of the social and economic consequences of headache. Reducing the Burden of Headache analyses the financial cost of headache diseases, the disability and suffering they cause and the impact they have on the quality of life of the sufferers and theirfamilies. These are issues of major import...

Jes Olesen is in the Department of Neurology, Glostrup Hospital, Glostrup, Denmark. Timothy Steiner is at Imperial College School of Medicine, London, UK.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:442 pages, 9.45 × 6.61 × 1.12 inPublished:March 15, 2003Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198515898

ISBN - 13:9780198515890

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Table of Contents

Section I - Headache-related disability1. Lipton, Scher and Stewart: Overview of headache prevalence, burden and management2. Scher, Lipton and Stewart: Measuring headache disability3. Dahlof: Benefits of treatment on headache disability - a personal view on selected data4. Magnusson and Becker: Comparing disability and psychological factors in migraine and transformed migraine5. Farmer, Cady, Reeves and Bleiberg: Cognitive efficiency following migraine therapy6. Harmoussi-Peiglou, Dimitriadis and Vlachogianni: Comparative evolution of MIDAS score after monotherapy with triptans7. Sakai, Igarashi and Iigaya: Disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) and MIDAS in Japan8. Evers, Bauer, Gralow and Husstedt: Disability in German headache sufferers: evaluation of a German headache disability inventory9. Chauvet and MacGregor: MIDAS as a tool for monitoring the benefits of treatment strategies over time10. Grazzi, D'Amico, Andrasik, Usai, Leone, Rigamonti and Bussone: The MIDAS questionnaire in children and young adolescents with headache: a pilot study11. D'Amico, Usai, Solari, Grazzi, Leone, Rigamonti and Bussone: Relationship between disability and quality of life in migraine12. Henry, Auray, Duru, Chazot, Dartigues, Lanteri-Minet, Lucas, Pradalier, El Hasnaoui and Gaudin: Migraine in France in 2000: epidemiological data13. Bjorner, Ware, Kosinski, Diamond, Tepper, Dowson, Bayliss and Batenhorst: Validation of the Headache Impact Test (TM) using patient-reported symptoms and headache severity14. Steiner: Headache-related disability: discussion summarySection II - Patient-centred measures: health-related quality of life15. Henry, Chrysostome, Michel and Dartigues: Measuring health-related quality of life: general principles16. Terwindt, Ferrari and Launer: Effect of headache on quality of life17. Martin, Pathak, Kwong, Batenhorst and Sharfman: Assessment of the responsiveness of the Migraine-Specific Quality of Life Questionnaire (version 2.1)18. Funk-Orsini, Miceli, Mackell and Wells: Comparison of the impact of eletriptan versus sumatriptan on migraine-specific quality of life19. D'Amico, Rigamonti, Solari, Leone, Usai, Grazzi and Bussone: Impact of cluster headache on health-related quality of life20. Funk-Orsini, Miceli, Mackell and Wells: Improvement in migraine-specific quality of life with eletriptan (Relpax (TM)) as compared to Cafergot (R)21. Burke, Kwong and Batenhorst: Improvements in health-related quality of life with long-term use of sumatriptan therapy for migraine22. Mannix, Kwong, Skinner and Dimsdale: Psychometric evaluation of a computerised program to assess migraine-specific quality of life in clinical practice23. D'Amico, Grazzi, Usai, Solari, Leone, Rigamonti and Bussone: Quality of life and disability in transformed migraine with drug overuse24. Lainez, Leira, Pascual, Diez Tejedor, Morales, Titus and Alberca: Quality of life and migraine: a multicentre Spanish study25. Gobel: Patient-centred measures: health-related quality of life: discussion summarySection III - Family burden, comorbidities and health-care utilization26. Smith and Hasse: Family impact of migraine27. Breslau: Migraine comorbidity with stroke, epilepsy and major depression28. Krogh Rasmussen: Health care utilization for headache29. Limmroth and Hettiarachchi: Functional improvement in migraine patients treated with oral eletriptan versus sumatriptan: a pooled analysis30. Gobel, Buschmann and Heinze: Health-care utilization for in-patient headache therapy31. Schreiber and Cady: Self-described 'sinus headache' and headache related impact32. Bulow-Olsen: Reducing the personal burden of migraine: a patient's perspective33. Catarci, Baldinetti and Granella: The burden of migraine in a sample of doctors of an Italian general hospital in Rome34. Lucas, Lanteri-Minet and Chaffaut: The Framig 2000 (II) survey: therapeutical data35. Lucas, Lanteri-Minet and Chaffaut: The Framig 2000 (III) survey: health-care use36. Lipton: Family Burden, comorbidities and health-care utilization: discussion summarySection IV - Economics of headache37. Jonsson: General principles of disease-costing38. Dartigues, Michel and Henry: The economic burden of headache39. Wells: Measuring the economic benefits of pharmacotherapy: general principles40. Halpern: Economic cost and benefit of pharmacotherapy for headache41. Charlesworth, Lipton and Stewart: A stratified approach to migraine management including zolmitriptan is clinically and economically superior to step care approaches: results from the Disability in Strategies of Care (DISC) study42. Wells: A comparative study of the effectiveness of eletriptan, Cafergot (R) and sumatriptan in reducing the time loss associated with migraine attacks43. Lainez, Monzon and The Spanish Occupational Migraine Study Group: The socio-economic impact of migraine in Spain44. Silberstein, Winner and Chmiel: Reductions in medical and pharmacy resource utilization associated with the addition of preventive medication to the migraine management strategy45. Folino-Gallo, Palazzo, Stirparo, De Filippis and Martelletti: Utilization and price differentials of selective 5-HT1-receptor agonists in the European countries46. Wells: Regaining time lost during migraine attacks with eletriptan47. Olesen: Economics of headache: discussion summarySection V - Guidelines and interventions48. Silberstein: Evidence-based guidelines for migraine headache49. Maizels: Model interventions to improve headache outcomes in health-care systems50. Stewart and Lipton: Model interventions to improve headache outcomes in the workplace51. Mihout, Lanteri-Minet, Slama and Nachit-Ouinekh: Analysis of headache patient's behaviour in the pharmacy: results of a French multicentre study52. Gobel, Petersen-Braun and Heinze: Comparison of the efficacy of self-medication and medical prescriptions in reducing the burden of headache53. Finkelstein, Berndt, Pransky and Mackell: Evaluation of migraine in the workplace54. Torelli and Manzoni: Headache patient management in 21 Italian headache centres55. Nachit-Ouinekh, El Amrani, El Hasnaoui and the National Orientation Committee: Migraine and chronic idiopathic headache in the French workforce: detection and management: the NOEMIE study protocol56. Bayliss, Kosinski, Diamond, Tepper, Garber, Ware and Batenhorst: HIT-6 (TM) scores discriminate among headache sufferers differing in headache-associated workplace productivity loss57. Diener: Guidelines and interventions: discussion summarySection VI - Improving health-care systems for headache58. Steiner: Integrating headache services across the primary/secondary care interface59. Gobel: Comprehensive academic headache centres60. Diener: Headache clinic or pain centre: together or separate61. Valade, Ducros, El Amrani, Ben slamia, Roos, Djomby, Domigo, Morin, Besancon and Bousser: The first year of the Lariboisiere emergency headache centre: a series of 10510 patients62. Smith, Hasse, Richey, Cassedy and Rudawsky: Headache symptoms and other headache features in non-specified headaches in primary care63. Borrell-Wilson and Cahill-Wright: Headache treatment outcome: a proposed paradigm for quantitative anaylsis64. Bayliss, Bjorner, Kosinski, Dahlof, Dowson, Cady, Ware and Batenhorst: Development of HIT-6 (TM), a paper-based short form for measuring headache impact65. Stovner, Hagen, Vattan, Zwart, Krokstad and Bovim: Low socio-economic status is associated with increased risk of frequent headache: a prospective study of 22718 adults in Norway66. Gobel, Buschmann, Heinze, Puffel, Kruger, Meyer, Nicola and Polano: Reducing the burden of headache by communicating treatment strategies for employees67. Cady, Farmer, Schreiber and Kaniecki: The usefulness of the publication Patient-centred strategies for effective management of migraine, in primary care68. Silberstein: Improving health-care systems for headache: discussion summary