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Discussing Migraine With Your Patients

A Common Sense Guide for Clinicians

  • Dawn A. Marcus
  • Duren Michael Ready

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Dawn A. Marcus, Duren Michael Ready
    Pages 1-20
  3. Dawn A. Marcus, Duren Michael Ready
    Pages 21-26
  4. Dawn A. Marcus, Duren Michael Ready
    Pages 27-32
  5. Dawn A. Marcus, Duren Michael Ready
    Pages 33-47
  6. Dawn A. Marcus, Duren Michael Ready
    Pages 49-59
  7. Dawn A. Marcus, Duren Michael Ready
    Pages 61-69
  8. Dawn A. Marcus, Duren Michael Ready
    Pages 71-82
  9. Dawn A. Marcus, Duren Michael Ready
    Pages 83-102
  10. Dawn A. Marcus, Duren Michael Ready
    Pages 103-111
  11. Dawn A. Marcus, Duren Michael Ready
    Pages 113-133
  12. Dawn A. Marcus, Duren Michael Ready
    Pages 135-191
  13. Back Matter
    Pages 193-251

About this book

Introduction

This engaging and highly practical title is designed to support healthcare professionals in providing the best possible care for their patients with migraine. Developed by two leading authorities in the field who bring wit and warmth to their writing, the book combines the valuable wisdom of their clinical expertise with cutting edge scientific synthesis and helpful clinical pearls. Replete with a plethora of instructional aids and clinical tools (such as patient handouts, questionnaires, checklists, video clips, and quick-reference boxes), Discussing Migraine with Your Patients: A Common Sense Guide for Clinicians reviews migraine treatment in an evidence-based manner -- according to the empirical data and FDA and consensus-based guidelines. Discussion topics include acute and preventive pharmacotherapy, medical interventions and devices, behavioral and psychological nonpharmacologic therapies, education, trigger management, healthy lifestyle practices, stress management, neutraceuticals, and alternative medicine offerings. In addition, this easy-to-read title covers genetics and pathophysiology, symptoms and comorbidities, and a range of essential clinical skills that are useful in achieving the best possible outcomes with patients. In invaluable addition to the literature, this title will serve as the ultimate go-to resource for primary care clinicians and trainees. Headache specialists, too, will find value in this work. 

Keywords

Internal medicine primary care medicine neurology emergency medicine migraine treatment

Authors and affiliations

  • Dawn A. Marcus
    • 1
  • Duren Michael Ready
    • 2
  1. 1.University of PittsburghPittsburghUSA
  2. 2.Fellow American Headache SocietyTempleUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4939-6484-0
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4939-6482-6
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4939-6484-0
  • Buy this book on publisher's site
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