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Clinician's Guide to Chronic Headache and Facial Pain
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Main description:

As headache and facial pain are two of the most common medical complaints, it is essential that clinicians are well equipped to handle these issues. Clinician’s Guide to Chronic Headache and Facial Pain is designed for all clinicians dealing with these syndromes in daily practice—whether in the outpatient, emergency, or ambulatory setting.



Features:




  • Presents the advice of 12 experts with considerable experience in headache and facial pain management

  • Contains evidence-based chapters derived from past successes and failures and including clear, concise statistical outcomes

  • Reviews both traditional and alternative interdisciplinary and interventional pain management therapies to help practitioners choose the best treatment or combination of treatments for their patients

  • Offers broad-based coverage of all types of headaches and facial pain syndromes from facial neuralgias to post-traumatic headache

  • Includes additional chapters on opioid usage and legal aspects of treatment help to prepare practitioners for a range of possible scenarios


Devoted exclusively to managing chronic headache and facial pain, this book is an essential resource for clinicians.


Contents:

HEADACHE
Migraine
Roger K. Cady and Kathleen Farmer
Tension-Type Headache
Paul Mathew and B. Lee Peterlin
Posttraumatic Headache
Gary W. Jay
Cervicogenic Headache
Frederick R. Taylor
Cluster Headache
Frederick G. Freitag
Trigeminal Autonomic Cephalalgias
Gary D. Klasser
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Gary W. Jay
Persistent Idiopathic Facial Pain
Bernadette Jaeger
Orofacial Pain Syndromes and Other Facial Neuralgias
Gary W. Jay


OTHER HEADACHE AND PAIN TREATMENTS
Psychological Aspects of Chronic Noncancer Pain
Gary W. Jay and Richard H. Cox
Neuropsychological Aspects of Neuropathic Pain
Richard H. Cox
Interdisciplinary Treatment of Chronic Noncancer Pain
Gary W. Jay
Interventional Pain Medicine in the Treatment of Chronic Noncancer Pain—An Update
Gary W. Jay
Acupuncture
Peter T. Dorsher
Complementary and Alternative Medicine in the Management of Chronic Pain
Alan K. Halperin


MEDICATIONS
Nonopiate Analgesics and Adjuvants
Gary W. Jay
Opioid Medications and Correct Medical Usage—An Update
Gary W. Jay
Legal Issues in Pain Management
Jennifer Bolen
Antidepressant Medications
Gary W. Jay
Anticonvulsant Medications
Gary W. Jay
Migraine Medications
Gary W. Jay


PRODUCT DETAILS

ISBN-13: 9781439824894
Publisher: Taylor & Francis (CRC Press)
Publication date: November, 2009
Pages: 336

Subcategories: Anaesthetics and Pain, Neurology, Otorhinolaryngology (ENT)