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Dementia

Author: David Ames; Alistair S Burns; John O'Brien, DM.
Publisher: London : Hodder Arnold, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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This definitive work on dementia and related disorders has been fully updated and revised to reflect recent advances in this fast-moving field. The incidence of dementia continues to rise as the population of the world ages, and the condition represents one of the most significant challenges facing societies and health professionals in the next half-century. In this, the most comprehensive single volume work  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Ames; Alistair S Burns; John O'Brien, DM.
ISBN: 9780340987278 0340987278
OCLC Number: 651072994
Notes: "With vitalsource ebook"--Cover.
Description: xxx, 792 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Dementia: historical overview / German Berrois --
The lived experience of dementia / Shirley Nurock --
Prevalence and incidence of dementia / Daniel W O'Connor --
Criteria for the diagnosis of dementia / Clive Ballard & Carol Bannister --
Assessment of the patient with apparent dementia / Rebecca Eastley & Gordon Wilcock --
Screening and assessment instruments for the detection and measurement of cognitive impairment / Leon Flicker --
Neuropsychological assessment of dementia / Greg Savage --
Neuropsychiatric aspects of dementia / Iracema Leroi & Constantine G Lyketsos --
Measurement of behaviour disturbance, non-cognitive symptoms and quality of life / Ajit Shah & Ian Nnatu --
Cross-cultural issues in the assessment of cognitive impairment / Ajit Shah & James Lindesay --
Structural brain imaging / Robert Barber & John O'Brien --
Functional brain imaging and connectivity in dementia / Klaus P Ebmeier, Nicola Filippini & Clare E Mackay --
Molecular brain imaging in dementia / Victor L Villemagne & Christopher C Rowe --
The neurophysiology of dementia / Michael Philpot & Richard Brown --
Family carers of people with dementia / Henry Brodaty & Marika Donkin --
One caregiver's views / Emerson Moran --
Dementia care in the community: challenges for primary health care and social care / Steve Iliffe, Jill Manthorpe &Vari Drennan --
Managing medical co-morbidities and general hospital admission for people with dementia / John Holmes --
The role of nursing in the management of dementia / Maree Mastwyk & Beverley Williams --
Social work and care/case management in dementia / David Challis, Jane Hughes & Caroline Sutcliffe --
Occupational therapy in dementia care / Alissa Westphal --
The role of the speech and language therapist in the assessment and management of the person with dementia / Bronwyn Moorehouse --
The role of physiotherapy in the management of dementia / Irene Smith Lassen --
Therapeutic effects of music in people with dementia / Linda A Gerdner & Ruth Remington --
Non-pharmacological therapies to manage behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia: what works and what doesn't / Gill Livingston & Claudia Cooper --
A predominantly psychosocial approach to behaviour problems in dementia: treating causality / Michael Bird --
Drug treatments for the behavioural and psychiatric symptoms of dementia / Anna Burke & Pierre Tariot --
Psychological approaches for the practical management of cognitive impairment in dementia / Anne Unkenstein --
Sexuality and dementia / Joe Stratford & James Warner --
Residential care for people with dementia / John Snowdon & Nitin Purandare --
Design and dementia / June Andrews & Colm Cunningham --
Legal issues and dementia / Robin Jacoby --
Driving and dementia / Desmond O'Neill --
Quality of life in dementia: conceptual and practical issues / Betty S Black & Peter V Robins --
Ethical issues and dementia / Julian Hughes --
End-of-life decisions and dementia / Julian Hughes --
Care and management of the patient with advance dementia / Peter V Rabins & Betty S Black --
Alzheimer associations and societies / Henry Brodaty & Marika Donkin --
Health economic aspects of dementia / Anders Wimo, Linus Jönsson & Bengt Winblad --
The global challenge of dementia: what can be done / Cleusa P Ferri, Jime Jackson & Martin Prince --
Development of a national strategy for dementia: dementia and policy in the UK / Sue Banerjee --
The pharmaceutical industry and dementia: how can clinicians, researchers and industry work together ethically for the betterment of people with dementia and their families? / Martin M Bednar & Leon Flicker --
Mild cognitive impairment: a historical perspective / Karen Ritchie & Sylvaine Artero --
Clinical characteristics of mild cognitive impairment / Taryn C Silber, Yonas Endale Geda & Ronald C Petersen --
Managing the patient with mild cognitive impairment / Nicola T Lautenschlager & Alexander F Kurz --
What is Alzheimer's disease? / Hans Förstl --
Risk factors for Alzheimer's disease / Patricia A Boyle & Robert S Wilson --
The natural history of Alzheimer's disease / Adam S Fleisher & Jody Corey-Bloom --
The neuropathology of Alzheimer's disease / Colin L Masters --
Neurochemistry of Alzheimer's disease / Paul T Francis --
The central role of AB amyloid in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer's diseases / Craig Ritchie ... [et al.] --
Genetics of Alzheimer's disease / Margie Smith --
Blood and cerebrospinal fluid biological markers for Alzheimer's disease / Johannes Pantel & Harald Hampel --
Established treatments for Alzheimer's disease: cholinesterase inhibitors and memantine / Alexander F Kurz & Nicola T Lautenschlager --
Drug treatments in development for Alzheimer's disease / Michael Woodward --
Stem cell therapies for Alzheimer's disease and other dementias / Antigoni Ekonomou & Stephen L Minger --
Vitamins and complementary therapies used to treat Alzheimer's disease / Dennis Chang, Dilip Ghosh & Alan Bensoussan --
Prevention of Alzheimer's disease / Nitin Purandare --
Trial designs / Serge Gauthier --
Vascular factors and Alzheimer's disease / Robert Stewart --
What is vascular cognitive impairment? / Timo Erkinjuntti & Serge Gauthier --
The neuropathology of vascular dementia / Raj N Kalaria --
Therapeutic strategies for vascular dementia and vascular cognitive disorders / Gustavo C Román --
Dementia with Lewy bodies: a clinical and historical overview / Ian G McKeith --
Pathology of dementia with Lewy bodies / Paul Ince & Glenda Halliday --
The treatment of dementia in Parkinson's disease / Dag Aarsland, Carmen Janvin & Kolbjørn Brønnick --
Frontotemporal demential / David Neary --
Pick's disease: its relationship to progressive aphasia, semantic dementia and frontotemporal dementia / John Hodges --
The genetics and molecular pathology of frontotemporal lobar degeneration / David MA Mann --
Semantic dementia / Julie S Snowden --
Primary progressive aphasia and posterior cortical atrophy / Jonathan D Rohrer ... [et al.] --
The cerebellum and cognitive impairment / Elsdon Storey --
Depression with cognitive impairment / Sarah Shizuko ... [et al.] --
Schizophrenia, cognitive impairment and dementia / Flavie Waters & Osvaldo P Almeida --
Dementia in intellectual disabilities / Jennifer Torr --
Alcohol-related dementia and Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome / Stephen C Bowden --
Huntington's disease / Phyllis Chua & Edmond Chiu --
Creutzheldt-Jakob disease and other prion diseases / John Collinge --
Uncommon forms of dementia / Anoop R Varma.
Responsibility: [edited by] David Ames, Alistair Burns, John O'Brien.

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