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Headache Clinics: Organisation, Patients and Treatment

Publication Year: 2007
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Authors/Editor: Jensen, Rigmore; Diener, Hans-Christoph; Olesen, Jes
Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)
ISBN: 978-0-199-29656-9
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This book takes a look at the current situation examining the organization of headache clinics, methods of diagnosis and treatment and how the future of headache clinics can be improved.

this volume is the first book to focus specifically on headache clinics, their classification and organization, their methods of diagnosis, and their approaches to multi-disciplinary management. The clinical features of patients seen in headache clinics are thoroughly discussed. The value of a number of diagnostic laboratory techniques including when and how to use neuro-imaging is discussed. Also a number of more specialized methods employed only in referral headache centers are covered, such as nitro-glycerine challenge, indomethacin test, and oxygen breathing. The treatment options for severely affected patients are discussed including the possibilities of combining two or more prophylactic medications, the use of epidural blood patch and the different methods for discontinuation of medication overuse.

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    Ovid
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Jensen, Rigmore; Diener, Hans-Christoph; Olesen, Jes
  • ISBN: 978-0-199-29656-9
  • Specialty:
    Neurology
  • Language: English
  • Edition:
  • Pages: 320
  • Illustrations: 50
  • Year: 2007

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