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Dementias

Author: C Duyckaerts; Irene Litvan
Publisher: Edinburgh ; New York : Elsevier, 2008.
Series: Handbook of clinical neurology, v. 89.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Deals with neuropathology, physiopathology, biology, clinics, and imaging of various dementing disorders. This volume includes chapters on the legal and ethical issues to give the health care worker  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Fulltext
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: C Duyckaerts; Irene Litvan
ISBN: 9780444518989 0444518983
OCLC Number: 169452097
Description: xxii, 913 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm.
Contents: Section 1: General aspects --
History of dementia / Francois Boller --
Neuropsychological examination in dementia / Gianfranco Dalla Barba, Latchezar Traykov and Sophie Baudic --
Executive dysfunction and neuropsychological testing / Bruno Dubois, Katia Andrade and Richard Levy --
Neuropsychiatric evaluation in dementia / Gad A. Marshall and Jeffrey L. Cummings --
Electrophysiological evaluation of demenetia / Michael J. Aminoff and Douglas S. Goodin --
Feature extraction and strategy of analyzing structural neuroimaging in dementia / Giorgos Karas, Philip Scheltens and Frederik Barkhof --
Strategies for using molecular neuroimaging in dementia / Norman L. Foster --
Quality of life in dementias / Peter J. Whitehouse and Susie A. Sami --
Quality of life in dementias / Peter J. Whitehouse and Susie A. Sami --
Diagnosis and management of caregiver burden in dementia / Steven H. Zarit --
The memory disorders clinic / Douglas Galasko --
Legal aspects of dementia / Richard L. Frierson and Katherine A. Jacoby --
Ethical issues in the care of the patient with dementia / James L. Bernat --
Economical aspects of dementia / Anders Wimo and Bengt Winblad --
Neuropathologic classification of dementias: introduction / Charles Duyckaerts --
Tau, a biological marker of neurodegenerative disorders / Andre Delacourte --
Biologic models of neurodegenerative disorders / Jason L. Eriksen, Cynthia Zehr and Jada Lewis --
The relationship between nosology, etiology and pathogenesis in neurodegenerative diseases /John Hardy and Katrina Gwinn-Hardy --
Section 2 : Specific disorders --
Alzheimer's disease --
Alzheimer's disease: epidemiology / Richard Mayeux --
Clinical symptoms in Alzheimer's disease / Oscar L. López and Steven T. DeKosky --
Mild cognitive impairment / Andrew R. Frank and Ronald C. Petersen --
The genetics of Alzheimer's disease / Lars Bertram --
Neuropathology of Alzheimer's disease / Teresa Gomez-Isla, Tara Spires, Alix De Calignon and Bradley T. Hyman --
Biochemistry and molecular biology of amyloid B-protein and the mechanism of Alzheimer's disease / Dennis J. Selkoe --
Biological CSF markers of Alzheimer's disease / Henrik Zetterberg and Kaj Blennow --
Symptomatic therapeutic aspects in Alzheimer's disease / Serge Gauthier --
Perspectives of Alzheimer's disease treatments / John B. Davis, C. Bountra and J. Richardson --
Biological transgenic mouse models of Alzheimer's disease / Leslie Crews, Edward Rockenstein and Eliezer Masliah. Primary progressive aphasias --
Primary progressive aphasia and kindred disorders / Marsel Mesulam and Sandra Weintraub --
Huntington's disease --
"Pre-symptomatic" Huntington's disease / Kevin Duff, Leigh J. Beglinger and Jane S. Paulsen --
Neuropathology of Huntington's disease / Jean Paul G. Vonsattel, Christian Keller and Maria del Pilar Amaya --
The biology of Huntington's disease / Sandrine Humbert and Frédéric Saudou --
Therapeutic approach in Huntington's disease / Alexandra Durr --
Vascular dementias --
The epidemiology of vascular dementia / Gustavo C. Román --
Clinical and therapeutic aspects of vascular dementia / Frédéric Assal and Julien Bogousslavsky --
Cerebral autosomal dominant arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leukoencephalopathy / Hughes Chabriat and Marie Germaine Bousser --
The neuropathology of vascular and mixed dementia and vascular cognitive impairment / Jean-Jacques Hauw, Umberto De Girolami and Dina Zekry --
Demyelinating disorders --
Understanding and managing cognitive dysfunction in multiple sclerosis / Julie A. Bobholz, Angela Gleason and Sarah Miller --
Neuropathology of cognitive dysfunction in multiple sclerosis / Alexandra Kutzelnigg and Hans Lassmann --
Leukodystrophies: clinical and therapeutic aspects / Franck Letournel and Frédéric Dubas --
Transmissable diseases --
Clinical and therapeutic aspects of prion disease / Inga Zerr --
Clinical aspects of variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease / Craig A. Health and Robert G. Will --
Biology and neuropathology of prion diseases / James W. Ironside and Mark W. Head --
Human immunodeficiency virus-associated dementia: clinical aspects, biology, and treatment / Anita Venkataramana and Ned Sacktor --
Neuropathology and HIV dementia / Marie-Thérèse Pelle, Céline Bazille and Françoise Gray --
Clinical and therapeutic aspects of dementia in syphilis and Lyme disease / Ricardo Nitrini --
Biology and neuropathology of dementia in syphilis and Lyme disease / Judith Miklossy --
Toxic diseases --
Epidemiology of alcohol-related dementia / Karen Ritchie and Dominique Villebrun --
Toxic dementias / Judith Saxton and Lisa Morrow --
Neuropathology of alcohol-related cognitive alterations / Clive Harper and Izuru Matsumoto --
Cancer --
Paraneoplastic disorders of the memory and cognition: clinical aspects and therapeutic approaches / Josep Dalmau --
Brain tumors and dementia / Antonio M.P. Omuro and Jean-Yves Delattre --
Hydrocephalus --
Clinical aspects and biology of normal pressure hydrocephalus / Joachim K. Kraus and Sebastian F. von Stuckrad-Barre.
Series Title: Handbook of clinical neurology, v. 89.
Responsibility: volume editors, Charles Duyckaerts and Irene Litvan.
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