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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)

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Highlights from the June 2016:

Management of adults with acute migraine in the emergency department: the American Headache Society evidence assessment of parenteral pharmacotherapies
Orr SL, Friedman BW, Christie S, Minen M, Bamford C, Kelley N, Tepper D.
This systematic review and meta-analysis provides evidence-based recommendations for medication treatment of migraine in the emergency department. It addresses which medications should be offered as first-line treatment and whether corticosteroids prevent recurrence of migraine after discharge from the emergency department.

The effect of traumatic brain injury on headache prevalence and impact in male veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan wars at 4-11 years after deployment: comparison of subjects who did and did not suffer a deployment-related TBI
Couch J, Stewart K.
Many years after injury, war veterans who suffered a deployment-related traumatic brain injury (TBI) were more likely than veterans without TBI to have severe and frequent headaches. Results suggest a long-lasting relationship between TBI and subsequent headaches.



Management of Adults with Acute Migraine in the Emergency Department: The American Headache Society Evidence Assessment of Parenteral Pharmacotherapies

Serena L. Orr, Benjamin W. Friedman, Suzanne Christie, Mia T. Minen, Cynthia Bamford, Nancy E. Kelley and Deborah Tepper

Dr. Tepper is a physician practicing at Beth Israel Deaconess on Cape Cod and Plymouth Masschusetts. She is Board Certified in Headache Medicine and Internal Medicine. In addition to her clinical practice, she is an Editor of the textbook The Cleveland Clinic Manual of Headache, an Associate Editor of the journal Headache, and regularly writes the Headache Toolbox feature for patient education. She graduated from the University Of Washington School Of Medicine, has a Master’s Degree in Communication from Boston University, and a degree in English from Vassar College.

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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.

Obesity and Headache
Guest Editor: Lee Peterlin, DO

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