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Titre : Critical Decisions in Headache Management (...
Éditeur : B.C. Decker Inc, Canada
Date d'édition : 1998
Reliure : Mixed media product
Etat du livre : New
Edition : 2nd Revised edition.
Language: English . Brand New Book. Critical Decisions in Headache Management explains the clinical process of assessing and treating the headache patient in the office and hospital settings. Covering adults and children, acute and chronic sufferers, and routine and challenging patients this extensive, new work features easy-to-follow decision trees that aid accurate dianosis-graphically demonstrating critical decision points clearly and effectively. Comments are keyed to designated decision nodes to thoroughly explain a principle or give background support, and selected references provide additional sources for information. N° de réf. du libraire AAN9781550090291
Synopsis : Advances in both pathophysiology and treatments of migraine headache will be featured in the new edition. An update of the Acute Migraine Therapy chapter will be include a review comparison of new triptans that have become available since the initial publication. Preventative therapies are reviewed thoroughly. There are a number of trials underway dealing specifically with Valproic Acid, Gabapentin and Botulinum Toxin.
In cluster headache there is additional information on PET and functional MRI studies that deal with pathophysiology. In addition to this, there are data that suggest Topiramate may be useful for prophylaxis of cluster headache. Also covered are efficacy and long-term outcome of patients with trigeminal neuralgia being treated with Gamma knife and medical therapy with Lamictal.
The chapter Migraine and Women will be expanded. Menstrual migraine treatment strategies are covered in great detail. These include hormonal manipulation. There are new data on Sumatriptan and Zomig. Pregnancy and migraine is covered in detail.
A new chapter is devoted to Migraine in Children and Adolescents.
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