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Clinician’s Guide to Headache
Head, Neck, and Face Pain Syndromes
1st Edition - March 1, 2024
Editor: Pravin Thomas
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Clinician’s Guide to Headache: Head, Neck and Face Pain Syndromes is a comprehensive reference that covers what headache specialists encounter in day-to-day headache practice… Read more
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Clinician’s Guide to Headache: Head, Neck and Face Pain Syndromes is a comprehensive reference that covers what headache specialists encounter in day-to-day headache practice settings. This practical volume is relevant as a primary reference for neurologists and other headache specialists looking for a resource on complex, acute headache management. Developments in the field are highlighted, including biologics and invasive and non-invasive neuromodulation. Chapters focus on anatomy and pathophysiology, neuroradiology, acute and chronic headaches, and clinically relevant sections on diagnosis and biases, consultation settings, placebos and nocebos, as well as the set-up of a comprehensive headache center.With a foundation based on recent developments in pathophysiology and anatomy, this volume provides an overview of headache disorders with a case-based approach.
Provides a practical reference on head, neck, and face pain syndromes for clinicians in headache practice setting
Features content on treatment methods including biologics and neuromodulation
Discusses the clinical implications of headache in a variety of concurrent conditions and populations
Covers the diagnosis and management of a variety of headache types, as well as head, neck, and face pain syndromes
Neurologists, clinicians headache specialists neuroscientists, Text-reference for students interested in the above disciplines
History and Art in headache disorders The global unmet need of headache specialists and treatments Classification of Head, Neck and Face Pain: Towards a mechanism- and biomarker-based pragmatic model Patient interrogation: What, when and how to ask Clinical examination of the patient with headache Head and neck anatomy through clinical cases Pathophysiology through clinical cases Migraine and Migraine-like headaches Headaches with autonomic dysfunction Neuralgic Headaches Headache associated with CSF dysregulation Headaches associated with fever Headaches with metabolic derangement Headaches in neuro and systemic inflammatory diseases Headaches in neurovascular disorders Approach to a patient with neck pain Approach to a patient with face pain Headache and Epilepsy Headache with Cognitive and Behavioral impairment Headache with Ophthalmic involvement Headache and Sleep Headache and children Neuroradiology through clinical cases Pharmacology through clinical cases Management of explosive and worst ever headaches Percutaneous Treatments and Implantable Neuromodulation Yoga and meditation for headaches The patient experience and pathway of care
No. of pages: 480
Published: March 1, 2024
Imprint: Academic Press
Paperback ISBN: 9780323953139
Dr. Thomas is a Neurologist and Headache Specialist and Honorary Clinical Teaching Fellow in the Queen Square Institute of Neurology at the University College London. The Chairman of the World Headache Society, he is a board-certified neurologist and Founder, Trustee, & Treasurer of the Asia Pacific Headache Society. He is a Consultant Neurologist and Lead of Headache Medicine in Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals, NHS Foundation Trust. Dr. Thomas is a reviewer for Headache, the official journal of the American Headache Society and the Chief of the Headache Section of the Journal on Recent Advances in Pain. He has more than 20 years’ experience treating patients with headache and is a board-certified neurologist and completed his clinical fellowship in headache.
Affiliations and expertise
Pravin Thomas, MD, MBBS, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, UK