Mechanism and Management of Headache, 7th Edition
By James W. Lance, AO, CBE, MD, Hon DSc, FRCP(London), FRACP, FAA and Peter J. Goadsby, BMedSc MB BS MD PhD DSc FRACP
Approx. 416 pages, Illustrated, Copyright 2005
Based on the current classification of the International Headache Society, this revised and updated 7th Edition provides up-to-date, practical guidance on the very latest advances in research into the pathophysiology, clinical aspects, and treatment of all types of headache—including migraine, tension-type headache, cluster headache, and chronic daily headache. It provides an optimal blend of clinical know-how and relevant basic science, written in an easy-to-read, engaging style.
REVIEWS OF THE LAST EDITION:
“If one is to choose a single volume from the many books on headache, this one, written by one of the leaders in the field, is it.”—Archive of Neurology “Thoroughness, practicality, and a widely based scholarly view of a huge subject are the hallmarks of this splendid text and explain its continuing supremacy in a well-stacked, competitive market.”—Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry “A pleasure to read.”—Headache
Features a chapter organization based on the HIS classification of headache, making information easy to find.
Delivers balanced coverage of the most recent scientific discoveries as well as tried and true clinical observations.
New to this Edition
Includes updated discussions on the pathophysiology and treatment of migraine, plus a new chapter on Trigeminal Autonomic Cephalgias (cluster headaches).
Delivers a completely revised chapter on tension-type headache that reflects recent changes in clinical practice.
Provides revisions based on updated guidelines presented at the International Headache Society, Congress of Headache, September 2003.
Table of Contents
1.The History of Headache
2.Recording a Patient’s Case History
3. Types of Headache
4. Diagnosis Based on the History
5. Physical Examination
6. Migraine: Varieties
7. Migraine: Clinical Aspects
8. Migraine: Pathophysiology
9. Migraine: Treatment
10. Tension-type Headache
11. Chronic Daily Headache
12. Cluster Headache and Other Tigeminal Autonomic Cephalgias
13. Other Primary headache and Distinction from Those with Structured Cause
14. Post-Traumatic Headache and Whiplash Injury
15. Vascular Disorders
16. Non-Vascular Intracranial Disorders
17. Disorders of the Neck, Cranial and Extracranial Structures
18. Cranial Neuralgias and Central Causes of Facial Pain
19. The Investigation and General Management of Headache
Appendix A. An Explanation of Hyperventilation
Appendix B. Relaxation Exercises