Clinical Neurology of Aging

Hardcover | January 25, 2011

EditorMartin L. Albert, Janice Knoefel

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Clinical Neurology of Aging, Third Edition continues the tradition of the First (1984) and Second (1994) editions with 60 chapters written by the world's elite clinicians from neurology, geriatrics and research on all aspects of geriatric neurology. Aging does not automatically implydecline. Many older people find joy in their friendships and their willingness to look at the world with a calmer view than they may have had in youth. This clinically focused book is designed to help clinicians help older persons maintain that joy.Now divided into 9 comprehensive sections, the Third Edition contains subjects ranging from geriatric assessment to pain management and palliative care. Specific sections include: Introduction to Geriatric Neurology; Neurological Assessment in Aging; Cognitive Disorders in Aging; Motor Disordersin Aging; Neuropsychiatric Illness in Aging; Sensory Disturbance in Aging; Peripheral Neurology of Aging; Disease States in Elderly; and Neurological Therapeutics. With a deft touch, the editors - Drs. Martin Albert and Janice Knoefel - have incorporated the geriatric care perspective and a quality-oriented approach to health care throughout the volume. The result: the definitive reference, useful for all clinicians caring for older people and informative tothose who set policies that affect research and clinical practice.

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Clinical Neurology of Aging, Third Edition continues the tradition of the First (1984) and Second (1994) editions with 60 chapters written by the world's elite clinicians from neurology, geriatrics and research on all aspects of geriatric neurology. Aging does not automatically implydecline. Many older people find joy in their friend...

Martin L. Albert, MD, PhD, is Professor of Neurology at Boston University School of Medicine, Director of the Harold Goodglass Aphasia Research Center at Boston University Medical School, and Co-Principal Investigator of the Language in the Aging Brain Laboratory at the VA Boston Healthcare System/Boston University Medical School. He...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:768 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.98 inPublished:January 25, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Section 1: Introduction to Geriatric Neurology1. Janice E. Knoefel and Martin L. Albert: Geriatric Neurology-an Introduction2. Christiane Reitz and Richard Mayeux: Epidemiology of Aging and Age-Related Neurological Disease3. P. Hemachandra Reddy: Neurogenetics in Aging4. Dan R. Berlowitz, Mary Jo Pugh, and Michael P. Gerardo: Special Aspects of Research in Aging5. David A. Drachman and Joan M. Swearer: Neurological Evaluation of the Elderly PatientSection 2: Neurological Assessment in Aging6. Alan Mandell: Mental Status Examination in the Elderly7. Melissa M. Amick, Laura J. Grande, and William Milberg: The Process of Geriatric Neuropsychological Assessment8. Joseph C. Masdeu: Anatomical Neuroimaging in Aging9. Gary R. Turner and Mark D'Esposito: Functional Neuroimaging in Epilepsy10. Barry S. Oken and Alexandra Amen: Electroencephalography and Evoked Potentials in Geriatrics11. Jau-Shin Lou: Nerve Conduction Studies and Electromyography12. Scott Y.H. Kim: Competency, Capacity and Self-Determination in AgingSection 3: Cognitive Disorders in Aging13. Germaine L. Odenheimer and Linda Hunt: Cognitive Disorders in Aging14. Janet L. Jankowiak: Cognitive Function in Healthy Aging15. Jennifer R. Molano and Ronald C. Petersen: Mild Cognitive Impairment16. David A. Bennett: Alzheimer's Disease17. Mario F. Mendez, Harry V. Vinters, and Jeffrey L. Cummings: Frontotemporal Dementia and Related Syndromes18. John C. Adair, Branko Huisa-Garate, and Gary A. Rosenberg: Vascular Cognitive Impairment19. Michael S. Rafii and Jody Corey-Bloom: Synucleinopathies20. Sachio Matsushita and Masaru Mimura: Alcohol and Toxin-related Dementias21. Tenielle E. Gofton and G. Bryan Young: Delirium in the ElderlySection 4: Motor Disorders in Aging22. Stanley Fahn: Parkinson's Disease23. Nabila Dahodwala, Amy Colcher, and Matthew B. Stern: Other Parkinsonian Disorders24. Elizabeth Haberfeld and Elan D. Louis: Essential Tremor25. Ron Ben-Yitzhak, Talia Herman, Nir Giladi, and Jeffrey M. Hausdorff: Gait Disturbances in Aging26. Richard Camicioli: Falls in Geriatric Neurology27. Katrina Gwinn: The Ataxias28. Sarah Pirio Richardson and Mark Hallett: Dyskinetic Movement Disorders29. Madeleine Grigg-Damberger: Simple and Complex Sleep-related Movement Disorders in Older AdultsSection 5: Sensory Disturbance in Aging30. Molly E. Gilbert and James Goodwin: Neurophthalmology of the Afferent Visual System in Aging31. Michael H. Flores, Gabrielle H. Saunders, and Bradley P. Pickett: The Aging Auditory System32. Larry E. Davis: Dizziness in the Elderly33. Richard L. Doty: Taste and Smell in Aging34. William P. Cheshire, Jr.: Autonomic Dysfunction in the ElderlySection 6: Peripheral Neurology in Aging35. Robert L. Ruff and Stephen Selkirk: Spinal Disorders in the Elderly36. Yvonne D. Rollins and Stephen P. Ringel: Motor Neuron Disease37. Mazen M. Dimachkie, Faisal Raja, and Richard J. Barohn: Primary and Inflammatory Muscle Disorders in the Elderly38. Jennifer A. Tracy and P. James B. Dyck: Peripheral Motor and Sensory Neuropathies in AgingSection 7: Disease States in the Elderly39. Sandeep Kumar and Louis R. Caplan: Stroke40. Anne C. Van Cott and Mary Jo Pugh: Epilepsy41. David A. Olson: Head Injury in the Elderly42. Loraine K. Obler, Martin L. Albert, Avron Spiro, III., Mira Goral, Christopher B. Brady, Elena Rykhlevskaia, JungMoon Hyun, and David Schnyer: Language Changes Associated with Aging43. Winnie C.W. Pao and Neil R.Graff-Radford: Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus44. K.J. Fiedler: Spinal Cord Injury and Dysfunction in the Elderly45. Robert Cavaliere and David Schiff: Brain Tumor in the Elderly46. Tanuja Chitnis and Howard L. Weiner: Multiple Sclerosis in the Elderly47. Amanda A. Beck and Frank M. Ralls: Sleep Disorders in Aging48. Cynthia Bamford and MaryAnn Mays: Headache in the Elderly49. Larry E. Davis and Molly K. King: Shingles and Postherpetic Neuralgia in the ElderlySection 8: Neurological Therapeutics50. Ricardo Cruz and Mike Reding: Neurorehabilitation in the Elderly51. Don H. Bivins: Pain Management in the Elderly52. Melanie A. Dodd and Jessica Campaign: Pharmacotherapy Considerations in Geriatric Neurology53. David Q. Beversdorf: Cognitive Enhancement in the Elderly54. Krupa Shah and Dennis T. Villareal: Cognitive and Physical Benefits of Exercise in the Aging55. Mark Stillman and Patricia Scripko: Palliative Care and neurological Illness: An Approach to Long-term Neurological Conditions and Catastrophic IllnessIndex