Covering the topic of headache in children from the viewpoint of both primary care and neurology, Pediatric Headache provides concise, authoritative guidance on all aspects of this multifaceted subject. Drs. Jack Gladstein, Christina Szperka, and Amy Gelfand, each an expert in pediatric headache, contribute their considerable knowledge and expertise to assist neurologists, pediatricians, and primary care providers in providing optimal care to young patients.
Offers concise guidance on diagnosis and treatment of pediatric headache from both a primary care and neurologist’s point of view.
Covers traditional treatment options such as medication, devices, and behavioral interventions as well as sleep, diet, exercise, and stress management recommendations.
Discusses the important issue of patient advocacy for providers and families.
Provides support for school-age patients with samples of school letters and other patient material resources for providers to share with families.
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By Jack Gladstein, MD, Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, United States; Christina L. Szperka, MD, MSCE, FAHS, Assistant Professor of Neurology & Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, and Director, Pediatric Headache Program, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, United States and Amy A. Gelfand, MD, Director of Pediatric Headache, Associate Professor of Neurology & Pediatrics, UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital, UCSF Ron Conway Family, San Francisco, CA, United States