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. Wolff's Headache and Other Head Pain 7E provides a comprehensive overview of headache disorders. The contributors are the acknowledged world leaders in their fields. The new edition reflects the enormous growth of knowledge regarding the classification of epidemiology, mechanisms, and treatment of headaches. The book provides both practical clinical advice and a clear overview of the science which provides the foundation for that advice.
Thomas Jefferson Univ., Philadelphia, PA. Reference for headache specialists and primary care physicians. Includes new contributors and is international in scope. New chapters on migraine genetics and patient communication are included. Third author, Donald Dalessio was principle author of previous edition, c1993. DNLM: Headache.
About the Author
Stephen D. Silberstein is at Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine, Philadelphia. Richard B. Lipton is at Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY.