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Getting Ahead of Pediatric Headaches

Getting Ahead of Pediatric Headaches

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By: Victoria E. Karian, RN, MSN, CPNP

This is a comprehensive and practical resource guide for all pediatric primary care providers, including nurse practitioners, pediatricians, physician assistants, and nurses, to help them better manage children and adolescents with all types of headaches. Headache is in the top 5 diagnoses for children and teens, occurring in 75% of teens and 25% of younger children and a common complaint seen in pediatric offices. Headaches can be challenging to manage and can have a huge impact on the lives of pediatric patients and their families.

This book reviews: primary pediatric headache diagnoses; available treatment options in primary care and in dedicated headache programs; appropriate medication strategies; the role of psychology in headache management; comorbid conditions; and the promotion the headache-healthy lifestyle. Also included are multiple worksheets for patient and family education, which can be reproduced and used as written or adapted for patient's needs. This guide will assist the provider to manage their pediatric patients with headache more effectively with improved outcomes and provide support to all in dealing with this challenging clinical problem.

Product Details

  • Paperback: 194 pages

  • ISBN-13: 978-1-941573-23-5

  • Book Dimensions: 8 x 10 inches

Product Details

Publisher: Damianos Publishing

Author: Victoria E. Karian

Page Count: 194

* Publisher: Damianos Publishing

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