Egilius LH SpieringsMD, PhD
Lecturer in Neurology, Harvard Medical School, Boston; Consultant in Neurology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston; Private Practice, Wellesley, Massachusetts
� Provides concise information on patient diagnosis and treatment � Emphasizes efficient patient treatment � Author has years of experience diagnosing and treating headaches
"I am sure that this will be a best seller for you since headache is such a common problem. In addition, this book is so well written that it will be useful to students and house officers, as well as practicing physicians." -- Joseph S. Alpert, MD, University of Arizona
Headache is the ideal reference for non-specialists looking to refine their diagnostic approach to treatment methods for patients who present with headaches. This concise clinical handbook covers acute, subacute, and chronic headaches. The text is well organized and details particular headaches including those due to uncommon causes, as well as general migraines and cluster headaches. The book is designed to enable busy practitioners to determine the type of headache presented by a patient and how to best manage it.
Contents: ACUTE HEADACHE: Meningitis; Subarachnoid Hemorrhage; Treatment of Acute Headache; SUBACUTE HEADACHE: Cerebral Tumor; Ophthalmic Zoster; Temporal Arteritis; Subdural Hematoma; CHRONIC HEADACHE: Headache Continuum; Muscle-Contraction Headache; Treatment of Muscle-Contraction Headache; Migraine; Migraine Aura; Abortive Migraine Treatment; Preventive Migraine Treatment; Cluster Headache; Treatment of Cluster Headache; Paroxysmal Hemicrania; Jabs and Jolts
Readership: Primary Care Physicians, Neurologists, Physiatrists, Psychiatrists