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5 edition of Headache in Primary Care found in the catalog.

Headache in Primary Care

by Stephen D Silberstein

  • 63 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Informa Healthcare .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General practice,
  • Neurology & clinical neurophysiology,
  • Migraine,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Neurology - General,
  • Medical,
  • Internal Medicine,
  • Laboratory Medicine,
  • Medical / Laboratory Medicine,
  • Family & General Practice

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages181
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8763964M
    ISBN 101901865665
    ISBN 109781901865660

    A stabbing pain on both sides of your head that goes away in a few seconds could mean a primary headache. A dull ache on one side of the head that lasts for .   An otolaryngology, neurology, allergy, and primary care consensus on diagnosis and treatment of sinus headache. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg ; Marmura MJ, .

    Migraine headaches are the second most common type of primary headache. Migraine headaches affect children as well as adults. Before puberty, boys and girls are affected equally by migraine headaches, but after puberty, more women than men are affected. Cluster headaches are a rare type of primary headache. It more commonly affects men in their. Purchase Advanced Health Assessment & Clinical Diagnosis in Primary Care - 5th Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBN ,

    Primary Aim 1: Assess the effect of monthly telehealth booster contacts on long-term Brief Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Chronic Pain (BCBT-CP) pain outcomes (i.e., Defense and Veterans Pain Rating Scale [DVPRS] and PEG-3 score 6 and 12 months after starting treatment) compared to BCBT-CP without a booster in a sample of Military Health. Chest pain is a common chief complaint, accounting for approximately 5% of all emergency department visits in the US per year. It is the presenting complaint in 1% of clinic-based visits. In the UK, 1% to 2% of adults attend primary care each year with a new presentation of chest pain.


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Headache in Primary Care by Stephen D Silberstein Download PDF EPUB FB2

Summary: Headache is a symptom which can have many causes, some of which may lie beyond a family doctor's expertise. This work covers the range of knowledge about the treatment of headache from the point of view of the family practitioner, combining text with clinical photographs and diagnostic imaging.

Although the title makes reference to primary care clinicians the book is a valuable reference source for any healthcare practitioner working in any location dealing with patients with pain.

It is well written, full of extremely useful information and completely up-to-date - an essential addition to any drug information unit or library.5/5(1). 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.

This is a pocket guide type book that the general practitioner may use as a point of care reference to provide a practical, hands-on-approach to the evaluation and treatment of chronic pain in the primary care and family medicine setting while also appealing to residents and medical students.

The recommendations cover Headache in Primary Care book, investigation, and management of migraine, tension-type, medication-overuse, and cluster headache.

CONCLUSION: A clinical practice guideline for the Canadian health care context was created using a guideline adaptation process to assist multidisciplinary primary care practitioners in providing evidence. • Prevent neck pain with gentle stretching exercises and relaxation techniques.

If you have neck pain, apply heat and ice to relieve pain and do gentle stretches to help loosen tension in your neck. Robin McKenzie’s book Treat Your Own Neck is a good source for effective self -care exercises to lower neck muscle tension naturally.

He saw all kinds of doctors—primary-care physicians, neurologists, psychiatrists—who told him what he already knew: he had chronic migraine headaches. And what little the doctors had to offer. Evidence Summary. Headache is a common reason for primary care office visits and is a complaint in more than 1 percent of patient visits.1 The prevalence of migraine headache in the general.

The role of the primary care practitioner is highlighted, both as a front-line resource as well as a consumer of specialized pediatric pain treatment services. Each chapter ends with a summary and specific bullet points highlighting the most central elements, making for.

Overall, Chronic Pain: A Primary Care Guide to Practical Management accomplishes its stated goals effectively. It would be valuable to primary care clinicians who treat patients with headache, low back pain, arthritis, and other painful by: Headache itself is a painful and disabling feature of a small number of primary headache disorders, namely migraine, tension-type headache, and cluster headache.

Headache can also be caused by or occur secondarily to a long list of other conditions, the most common of which is medication-overuse headache.

IN THIS JOURNAL. Journal Home; Browse Journal. Current Issue; OnlineFirst. Aimed at primary care practitioners, this guide focuses on the identification and treatment of the major headache disorders: migraine, tension and cluster headaches. Additionally, it describes the treatment of patients with frequent headaches, medication misuse, complementary and alternative treatments, and headaches in special populations.

Background Headache is one of the most common symptoms in primary care. Most headaches are due to primary headaches and many headache sufferers do not receive a specific diagnosis. There is still a gap in research on how GPs diagnose and treat patients with headache.

The most common cause of recurring, disabling headache pain, migraines are also the most common underlying cause of disabling chronic, daily headache pain. While migraines are the No. 1 reason that patients see a neurologist, most cases are handled by primary care physicians.

What triggers a migraine. Research highlighting the context of chronic pain has moved them away from a mind-body dichotomy and toward an integrated, holistic perspective that leads to substantial improvement in children’s adaptive functioning as well as subjective discomfort. This book covers these topics and is intended for anyone who provides medical care to children.

A primary headache is not a symptom of an underlying illness. Instead, these headaches result from problems involving the structures of the head and neck. A primary headache may be due to. common headache types seen by healthcare professionals.

Headaches are classified as primary and secondary. Primary headaches are those that are not caused by an underlying health problem. The main ones that patients seek treatment for are: 1.

Tension type headache (i.e. “normal” or “every day” headaches) – the most common type 2. Login using your credentials. Email Address Password. 2 PAIN MANAGEMENT BEST PRACTICES INTER-AGENCY TASK FORCE REPORT EXECUTIVE SUMMARY • Restorative Therapies, including those implemented by physical therapists and occupational therapists (e.g., physiotherapy, therapeutic exercise, and other movement modalities) are valuable components of multidisciplinary, multimodal acute and chronic pain care.

If your back pain does not resolve within weeks, go see your primary care doctor. They may refer you to physical therapy or to an orthopedist. With doctor approval, massage therapy might also.

This collection features AFP content on musculoskeletal care and related issues, including fracture management, joint aspiration, joint injections, pain in .Primary Care Management of Headache in Adults, 2nd ed Description: This guideline is to help Alberta’s primary care providers make evidence-informed decisions about the prevention, assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of headache for patients in primary care.