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   The Journal of Head and Face Pain

Copyright © 2014

Official publication of the American Headache Society

  • Edited by: Thomas N. Ward, MD 
  • 2013 Impact Factor: 3.189
    ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking 2013: 52/194 (Clinical Neurology)

Current Issue Highlights

Highlights from the September 2014 issue:

Flexible Format Interdisciplinary Treatment for Chronic Daily Headache: Resources and Outcomes
Barton, Pamela; Schultz, Geoffrey; Jarrell, John; Becker, W.
This study documents the demographics, diagnoses, program duration, human resource utilization, and outcomes of patients with chronic daily headache treated in a flexible format interdisciplinary treatment program. It provides evidence of effectiveness as well as data on duration of care and human resource utilization, stratified by caregiver discipline and by care format. Study data inform the development of business plans needed to advocate for these treatment programs.

Geographic Location of UCNS Certified Headache Subspecialists Compared to US Headache Demographics
Rosen, Noah (proxy) (contact); Mauser, Emily
This study located the UCNS certified headache subspecialists in the United States by state, region and division. The numbers of such providers were then compared to expected numbers of people with migraine and chronic migraine within each geographic area. The data demonstrate significant differences in subspecialist access according to geographic location.

Giant Cell Arteritis
Smith, Jonathan; Swanson, Jerry
This manuscript provides a comprehensive review of giant cell arteritis, including its epidemiology, clinical features, diagnostic evaluation, treatment, prognosis, and underlying pathophysiology.



Prescription Headache Medication in OEF/OIF Veterans: Results from the Women Veterans Cohort Study





Dr. Elizabeth Seng of the VA Connecticut Healthcare System examines taking prescription headache medication among male and female Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom (OEF/OIF) veterans.

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Virtual Issues

Virtual issues are collections of articles on a particular subject, published in Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain. They are selected by a guest editor to provide a rapid overview of the activity in a particular aspect of headache medicine.

Orofacial Pain
Guest Editor: Steven D. Bender, DDS

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