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Headache and other head pain

Harold G. Wolff

Headache and other head pain

by Harold G. Wolff

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Published by O.U.P. in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby H. G. Wolff.
ContributionsDalessio, Donald J., 1931-
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16417550M
ISBN 10019264162X
OCLC/WorldCa643604212

  In the first pages the classification, anatomy, pathophysiology, genetics, and epidemiology of headache are covered, with discussion of imaging techniques and comorbidity with other diseases. The core of the book covers migraine, cluster headaches, and tension headaches, including a very comprehensive review of every drug that has ever been Author: Richard Peatfield.   Book Your Consultation at NationalHeadache Institute Today. Book a consultation with The National Headache Institute today for help with all forms of headache and migraine. We have helped many of our patients to experience life without pain and we can do the same for you. Call us or use our contact form to book a consultation.

Headaches and Other Head Pain. The percentage of patients with a reduction in baseline headache pain intensity from severe or moderate to mild or none 2 Author: Kathleen Digre. These headaches are intense or severe and often have other symptoms in addition to head pain. Symptoms associated with a migraine headache include. nausea; pain behind one eye or ear.

A migraine headache involves severe pain. It usually occurs with other symptoms, such as vision changes, sensitivity to sound or light, or nausea. With a migraine: The pain may be throbbing, pounding, or pulsating. It tends to begin on one side of your head. It may spread to both sides. The headache may be associated with an aura. Within an hour of resolution of the aura symptoms, the typical migraine headache usually appears with its unilateral throbbing pain and associated nausea, vomiting, photophobia, or phonophobia. Without treatment, the headache may persist for up to 72 hours before ending in a resolution phase often characterized by deep Size: KB.


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Headache and other head pain by Harold G. Wolff Download PDF EPUB FB2

The 8th edition of Wolff's Headache and Other Head Pain remains the definitive reference text in the field. Our knowledge and understanding of headache and its management have changed significantly in the twenty-first century.

A new international headache classification has been adopted; headache pathophysiology and genetics have advanced; and epidemiologic studies /5(5). Headaches represent one of the most common medical conditions and one of the most frequent reasons for patients seeking medical care.

Wolff's Headache has become a classic in the field of head pain. Providing a compendium of facts, it stands above other texts as one of the most definitive and comprehensive textbooks on diagnosis and management/5(3).

First published init has helped advance the classification, diagnosis, and therapy of headache and other head pain. Completely revised by a new international team of contributors, the Fifth Edition continues to maintain the book's tradition of scholarship while updating it fully/5(5).

The 8th edition of Wolff's Headache and Other Head Pain remains the definitive reference text in the field. Our knowledge and understanding of headache and its management have changed significantly in the twenty-first century. A new international headache classification has been adopted; headache pathophysiology and genetics have advanced; and epidemiologic studies.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wolff, Harold G. (Harold George), Headache and other head pain. New York, Oxford Univ. press, Headache and other head pain. New York: Oxford University Press, (OCoLC) Online version: Wolff, Harold G.

(Harold George), Headache and other head pain. New York, Oxford Univ. Press, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Harold G Wolff. The types of pain, location, and other symptoms you’re feeling can help your doctor diagnose what’s causing your headache and how to treat it.

Pain in the neck and back of the head Arthritis. For the serious student of headache, this has always been the major reference source for detailed and critical analysis of the mechanisms and management of headache and other head pain.

Dalessio has enlisted the help of several of his colleagues at the Scripps Clinic in making a major revision and update, managing at the same time to eliminate much of. New York, Oxford University Press,$ Stephen D. Silberstein, Richard B. Lipton, and David W. Dodick have edited the 8th edition of Wolff's Headache and Other Head Pain, a subsequent edition to a well-known classic and comprehensive headache textbook.

The book comprises four main by: 1. Migraine headache. Migraine pain has been called indescribable, yet 35 million Americans know it all too well. Horror author Steven King, himself a migraineur (someone who suffers from migraines), penned a vivid description of a migraine in his novel Firestarter.

The headache would get worse until it was a smashing weight, sending red pain through his head and neck with. Wolff's Headache and Other Head Pain was a valuable part of any physician's book collection in The book's value was based in the systematic approach and study that Dr Wolff had applied to headache care.

The current seventh edition, prepared by Drs Silberstein, Lipton, and Dalessio, maintains. A primary headache is caused by overactivity of or problems with pain-sensitive structures in your head.

A primary headache isn't a symptom of an underlying disease. Chemical activity in your brain, the nerves or blood vessels surrounding your skull, or the muscles of your head and neck (or some combination of these factors) can play a role in. Established worldwide as the one definitive, encyclopedic reference on headache, The Headaches is now in its thoroughly revised, updated Third Edition.

The foremost international authorities examine the mechanisms of over types of headache and provide evidence-based treatment recommendations, including extensive tables of controlled clinical trials.5/5(1).

The general format and content of the book is little changed. New chapters on cluster headache and analgesic abuse have been added. The chapter on pain, which opens the book, has been brought up to date.

All are excellent discussions of. Headache; Other names: Cephalalgia: Person with a headache: Specialty: Neurology: Headache is the symptom of pain in the face, head, or can occur as a migraine, tension-type headache, or cluster headache.

Frequent headaches can affect relationships and employment. There is also an increased risk of depression in those with severe headaches. Headaches Specialty: Neurology. It often starts at the back of the head and spreads forward. The pain may feel dull or squeezing, like a tight band or vice.

Your shoulders, neck, or jaw may feel tight or sore. A migraine headache involves severe pain. It usually occurs with other symptoms, such as vision changes, sensitivity to sound or light, or nausea. With a migraine. Many texts have appeared on the subject of headache, but this large book has become a standard reference work in its field and continues, in its sixth edition, to earn high marks.

It covers the entire range of headache subjects with chapters on each headache entity and about every pathophysiological Author: Dewey K. Ziegler. Description. The 8th edition of Wolff's Headache and Other Head Pain remains the definitive reference text in the field.

Our knowledge and understanding of headache and its management have changed significantly in the twenty-first century. Almost everyone has had a headache. Headache is the most common form of pain. It's a major reason people miss days at work or school or visit the doctor.

The most common type of headache is a tension headache. Tension headaches are due to tight muscles in your shoulders, neck, scalp and jaw. They are often related to stress, depression or anxiety. Donald J. Dalessio WOLFF'S HEADACHE, AND OTHER HEAD PAIN 4th Printing Hardcover New York Oxford University Press Near Fine in a Very Good dust jacket.

Creasing to upper and lower edges of front and rear Rating: % positive. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Headache and other head pain by Harold G. Wolff; 8 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Headache, Pain.

Wolff's Headache and Other Head Pain is more suited to clinicians who specialize in headache management, including family physicians who see the majority of these patients. Similarly, the book is well suited to be a valuable asset to any moderate-sized reference library in a hospital or training program.The general format and content of the book is little changed.

New chapters on cluster headache and analgesic abuse have been added. The chapter on pain, which opens the book, has been brought up to date.

All are excellent discussions of the subject matter. The treatment.