Discussing Migraine With Your Patients: A Common Sense Guide by Dawn A. Marcus, Duren Michael Ready

By Dawn A. Marcus, Duren Michael Ready

This attractive and hugely functional name is designed to aid healthcare execs in offering the very best deal with their sufferers with migraine. built by means of prime experts within the box who convey wit and heat to their writing, the e-book combines the precious knowledge in their scientific services with leading edge medical synthesis and worthy medical pearls. Replete with a plethora of educational aids and scientific instruments (such as sufferer handouts, questionnaires, checklists, videos, and quick-reference boxes), Discussing Migraine together with your sufferers: a standard experience consultant for Clinicians reports migraine remedy in an evidence-based demeanour -- in response to the empirical facts and FDA and consensus-based directions. dialogue subject matters comprise acute and preventive pharmacotherapy, clinical interventions and units, behavioral and mental nonpharmacologic cures, schooling, set off administration, fit way of life practices, tension administration, neutraceuticals, and replacement medication choices. furthermore, this easy-to-read identify covers genetics and pathophysiology, indicators and comorbidities, and a variety of crucial scientific abilities which are necessary in attaining the very best results with sufferers. In valuable addition to the literature, this identify will function the last word go-to source for fundamental care clinicians and trainees. Headache experts, too, will locate price during this work. 

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My headaches are beyond all control 9. I’m likely to get headaches no matter what I do Scoring Add scores for questions 2, 5, and 6 for the patient-focused locus of control. Add scores for questions 1, 3, and 4 for the healthcare provider locus of control. Add scores for questions 7, 8, and 9 for the chance or fate locus of control. a Based on data from Cano-García et al. [12]. Please see Patient Handout: What Did I Do to Get Migraines? in Appendix 1. 25 26 2 Looking for the Migraine Gene Summary • Twin studies show that migraine risk can be attributed equally to inherited and environmental factors.

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Quality of life and locus of control of migraineurs. Clin Excell Nurse Pract. 2000;4:41–9. 15. Smith TR, Nicholson RA, Banks JW. Migraine education improves quality of life in a primary care setting. Headache. 2010;50:600–12. 16. Marcus DA, Scharff L, Turk DC. Nonpharmacological management of headaches during pregnancy. Psychosom Med. 1995;57:527–35. 3 The Sensitive Migraine Brain Key Points • Repeated or prolonged exposure to pain signals makes the nervous system more sensitive to pain. • Allodynia is the expression of central sensitization during migraine.

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