Wolffs Headache and Other Head Pain

Hardcover | October 15, 2007

EditorStephen D. Silberstein, Richard B. Lipton, David W. Dodick

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The 8th edition of Wolff's Headache and Other Head Pain remains the definitive reference text in the field. Our knowledge and understanding of headache and its management have changed significantly in the twenty-first century. A new international headache classification has been adopted;headache pathophysiology and genetics have advanced; and epidemiologic studies have burgeoned. We have greater insights into the diagnosis and treatment of the secondary headaches. New treatments are available for primary headache disorders, including migraine, cluster, and chronic daily headache,and our understanding and knowledge are increasing by means of ongoing trials. The 8th edition encompasses all of this new material, with all chapters updated and many new authors added.

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The 8th edition of Wolff's Headache and Other Head Pain remains the definitive reference text in the field. Our knowledge and understanding of headache and its management have changed significantly in the twenty-first century. A new international headache classification has been adopted;headache pathophysiology and genetics have advanc...

Stephen Silberstein is Director of the Jefferson Headache Center at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Professor of Neurology at Thomas Jefferson University. Richard Lipton is Director of the Headache Unit at Montefiore Medical Center and Professor and Vice-Chairman of the Department of Neurology at Albert Einstein College of Me...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:848 pages, 7.01 × 10.12 × 1.5 inPublished:October 15, 2007Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Preface to the Eighth EditionForward by Robert B. DaroffI: General Considerations: Classification, Epidemiology and Mechanism1. Christopher J. Boes and Donald J. Dalessio: The History of Migraine from Hippocrates to Wolff2. James W. Lance: The Last Fifty Years of Headache History: A Personal Perspective3. Richard B. Lipton, Stephen D. Silberstein, and David W. Dodick: Overview, Diagnosis, and Classification of Headache4. Richard B. Lipton, Marcelo Bigal, Ann Scher and Walter F. Stewart: Headache: Epidemiology and Impact5. Randolph W. Evans, Todd D. Rozen and Laszlo Mechter: Neuroimaging and Other Diagnostic Testing6. Karl Messlinger, Andrew M. Strassman and Rami Burstein: Anatomy and Physiology of Pain-Sensitive Cranial Structures7. Peter J. Goadsby and Michael L. Oshinsky: Pathophysiology of Headache8. Katharina Eikermann-Haerter and Michael A. Moskowitz: Pathophysiology of Aura9. Michel D. Ferrari and Martin Dichgans: Genetics of Primary HeadacheII: Diagnosis and Treatment of Primary Headache Disorders and their Complications10. Richard B. Lipton, Ann I. Scher, Stephen D. Silberstein, Marcelo E. Bigal: Migraine Diagnosis and Comorbidity11. Stephen D. Silberstein, Frederick G. Freitag and Marcelo E. Bigal: Migraine Treatment12. Marc E. Lenaerts and Lawrence C. Newman: Tension-Type Headaches: Diagnosis, Comorbidity and Treatment13. Stephen D. Silberstein, Richard B. Lipton, and Joel R. Saper: Chronic Daily Headache, Including Chronic Migraine Medication Overuse14. Manjit S. Matharu and Peter J. Goadsby: Trigeminal Autonomic Cephalalgias: Diagnosis and Management (D)15. Lawrence C. Newman, Brian M. Grosberg and David W. Dodick: Other Primary Headache DisordersIII: Diagnosis and Treatment of Secondary Headache Disorders16. William B. Young, Russell C. Packard, and Zaza Katsarava: Headaches Associated with Head Trauma17. Hans-Christoph Diener and David W.Dodick: Headaches Associated with Vascular Disorders (D)18. Deborah I. Friedman, Michael Wall and Stephen D. Silberstein: Headache Associated with Abnormalities in Intracranial Structure or Function: High Cerebrospinal Fluid Pressure Headache and Brain Tumor19. Bahram Mokri and Wouter I. Schievink: Headache Associated with Abnormalities in Intracranial Structure or Function: Low Cerebrospinal Fluid Pressure Headache20. Jonathan P. Gladstone and Marcelo E. Bigal: Infectious, Toxic, and Metabolic Headaches21. Nikolai Bogduk and Thorsten Bartsch: Cervicogenic Headache22. James J. Corbett and Paul W. Brazis: The Eye and Headache23. Steven B. Graff-Radford and Alan C. Newman: Disorders of the Mouth and Teeth24. Stephen D. Silberstein, David W. Dodick and Thomas O. Willcox: Nasal Disease and Sinus Headache25. Todd D. Rozen and David W. Capobianco: Cranial Neuralgias and Other Causes of Facial Pain26. Todd J. Schwedt, Gene C. Hunder and David W. Dodick: Giant Cell ArteritisIV: Special Topics27. Paul Winner, Andrew D. Hershey and Zhicheng Li: Headaches in Children and Adolescents28. Elizabeth Loder and Stephen D. Silberstein: Headaches in Women29. Jerry W. Swanson, David J. Capobianco, Stefan Evers: Headaches in the Elderly30. Kenneth A. Holroyd, Donald B. Penzien and Dawn C. Buse: Behavioral Management of Headaches31. David L. Dodick, Eelco Wijdicks, and Anne Ducros: Thunderclap and Other Headache Emergencies32. Avi Ashkenazi, Morris Levin and David W. Dodick: Peripheral Procedures: Nerve Blocks, Peripheral Neurostimulation, and Botulinum Neurotoxin Injections33. Richard B. Lipton, Joel R. Saper, and Stephen D. Silberstein: Turning Treatment Failure into Treatment Success34. Steven R. Hahn: Communicating with the PatientIndex

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"Read, browse, or query the 8th edition of Wolff's Headache and you will understand why it has been an enduring standard of excellence six decades after its publication as the first comprehensive text in the field of headache."--Seymour Solomon, MD, Director Emeritus, Headache Center,Montefiore Medical Center, Professor of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine