Common pitfalls in the evaluation and management of headache : case-based learning [E-Book] / Elizabeth W. Loder, the John R. Graham Headache Center, Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital and Department of Neurology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA, Rebecca C. Burch, the John R. Graham Headache Center, Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital and Department of Neurology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA, Paul B. Rizzoli, the John R. Graham Headache Center, Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital and Department of Neurology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.
Loder, Elizabeth, (author)
Burch, Rebecca C., (author) / Rizzoli, Paul, (author)
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2014
1 online resource (x, 192 pages)
englisch
9781107636101
9781139519335
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Table of Contents:
  • Confusing one benign headache with another
  • Mistaking primary headache for another condition
  • Missing dangerous causes of headache
  • Pitfalls in diagnostic testing : imaging and lumbar puncture
  • Pitfalls in diagnostic testing : blood, urine, and other tests
  • When historical or examination findings are missed or misinterpreted
  • Errors in management of acute headache
  • Pitfalls in drug therapy to prevent headaches
  • Pitfalls in nonpharmacologic treatment of headache
  • Challenges and special situations in headache management
  • Medicolegal pitfalls in headache management.