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Alzheimer's : effects on patients and their families.

Author: Herbert Hyman; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explains what is currently known about the mechanisms of Alzheimer's and what remains unknown about brain changes in the disease. Discusses the use of drugs to prevent the breakdown of acetylcholine and other strategies to preserve memory. Also shows how Alzheimer's affects a patient's family.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Herbert Hyman; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
OCLC Number: 27118149
Credits: Medical consultant, Herbert Hyman.
Performer(s): Medical consultant, Herbert Hyman.
Description: 1 videocassette (19 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: Alzheimer's, effects on patients and their families

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Explains what is currently known about the mechanisms of Alzheimer's and what remains unknown about brain changes in the disease. Discusses the use of drugs to prevent the breakdown of acetylcholine and other strategies to preserve memory. Also shows how Alzheimer's affects a patient's family.

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