Alzheimer's Disease by Gunhild WaldemarAlzheimer's Disease by Gunhild Waldemar

Alzheimer's Disease

EditorGunhild Waldemar, Alistair Burns

Paperback | April 30, 2017

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Part of the Oxford Neurology Library series, this second edition of Alzheimer's Disease is a succinct and practical introduction to the diagnosis, evaluation and management of Alzheimer's disease. This practical pocketbook contains 14 fully updated chapters on key topics such aspathophysiology, epidemiology, pharmacological treatments, and psychological symptoms. The introduction of new chapters on atypical presentations, end-of-life issues, and case vignettes ensure the reader is fully equipped with the latest understanding of the possible causes of the disease, methodsof diagnosis, and management techniques. Content is presented in a concise and easy to read format designed for quick reference, with helpful key points listed at the start of each chapter.
Gunhild Waldemar is Director of The Danish Dementia Research Centre, in Copenhagen, and Professor of Clinical Neurology, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark. Her research interests are clinical and epidemiological research and intervention studies in Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. ...
Title:Alzheimer's DiseaseFormat:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 7.72 × 5.08 × 0 inPublished:April 30, 2017Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198779801

ISBN - 13:9780198779803

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Table of Contents

1. Roland Zahn and Alistair Burns: Dementia disorders: an overview2. Shelley J Allen: Pathophysiology of Alzheimer's disease3. Chengxuan Qiu and Laura Fratiglioni: Epidemiology of Alzheimer's disease4. Alberto Lleo and Rafael Blesa: Clinical course of Alzheimer's disease5. Matthew Jones and Jennifer Thompson: Atypical Presentations of Alzheimer's disease6. Gunhild Waldemar: Diagnosing Alzheimer's disease in clinical practice7. Anne A Fetherston and Julian C Hughes: Disclosing the diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease8. Krishna Chinthapalli: Pharmacological treatment of Alzheimer's disease9. Philippe Robert, Elsa Leone, Helene Amieva and Renaud David: Managing behavioural and psychological symptoms in Alzheimer's disease10. Louise Robinson: Caring for people with dementia towards and at the end of life11. Henry Brodaty and Katrin Seeher: Supporting the person with dementia and the caregiver12. Roy W Jones: Safety, legal issues and driving13. Marcel GM Olde Rikkert, Irena Draskovic, and Myrra Vernooij-Dassen: The planning of appropriate medical and social care in dementia14. Valeria Manera and Elsa Leone, Jennifer Thompson, Roland Zahn and Alistair Burns, Gunhild Waldemar: Case Vignettes