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Young Adult and Pediatric Headache Management by Paul Winner

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Published by BC Decker Inc. .
Written in English


  • Neurology & clinical neurophysiology,
  • Paediatric medicine,
  • Medical,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Neurology - General,
  • Medical / Neurology,
  • Pain Medicine,
  • Pediatrics,
  • Headache in children

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages236
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11988137M
ISBN 101550092960
ISBN 109781550092967

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Epidemiology and classification of migraine --Evaluation of headache in children, adolescsents, and young adults --Primary headache disorders in children, adolescents and young adults --Pharmacologic treatment of primary headache disorder --Secondary causes of headaches in children and adolescents --Chronic daily headache --Post-traumatic headache --Headache in the pediatric emergency . The optimal management of headaches in children and adolescents Joanne Kacperski, Marielle A. Kabbouche, Hope L. O’Brien, and Jessica L. Weberding Joanne KacperskiCited by: 7. "A complete resource on the subject. It adds the perspective of young adult issues, which has not been addressed previously. I highly recommend this text to those in training and those in practice who see any pediatric, adolescent, or young adult . The estimated lifetime prevalence of headache is 66%: 14% to 16% for migraine, 46% to 78% for tension-type headache, and % to % for cluster headache. 1 – 3 In Canada, at least million adult women and nearly 1 million men experience migraine. 4 About 90% of migraine sufferers report moderate to severe pain, with 75% reporting impaired function and Cited by:

  INTRODUCTION. NICE has developed guidelines on management of primary headache disorders in young people and adults. 1 The guideline is intended for non-specialist use, particularly for use in primary care where the majority of headaches can be safely diagnosed and managed. Four per cent of adults have a primary care consultation for headache per Cited by: headache, make notes in your diary. This information will help you and your healthcare provider learn about your headaches. This will also help you and your health provider make a plan for treating your headache. Ask your parent or other adult to help you with this diary. Each time you have a headache, answer these questions in your headache. Migraine is one of the common causes of severe and recurring headache. It may be difficult to manage in primary care settings, where it is under diagnosed and medically treated. Migraine can occur in children as well as in adults and it is three times more common in women Cited by:   The evaluation of headaches in children and adolescents. Semin Pediatr Neurol ;– The general physical examination must include determination of vital signs, including blood pressure and temperature. Careful palpation of the head and neck should be performed in a search for sinus tenderness, Cited by:

At Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women’s Hospitals, we take pride in creating a number of pocket clinical resources for our clinicians. The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/ Brigham and Women’s Hospital Pain Management Tables and Guidelines (Pink Book) has been in use by DFCI/BWH clinicians since Missing: Young Adult. Because of quality of life (QoL) issues, early recognition and management of headaches in children and adolescents is crucial. Headache disorders can be categorized as either primary or secondary. As in adults, the vast majority of headaches in children and adolescents are primary headache disorders: migraine (with or without aura), tension-type headache, and chronic daily headache. Headaches in Children and Adolescents DONALD W. LEWIS, M.D., Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, Virginia in young patients with headache have demon- Management of Specific Headaches Cited by: The management of patients with headaches is a major component of every paediatric practice. In a nationally representative sample of Canadian adolescents, it was found that % of those 12 to 13 years of age and % of those 14 to 15 years of age reported that they experienced headaches at least once per by: