Alzheimer's disease by Gunhild Waldemar, Alistair Burns

By Gunhild Waldemar, Alistair Burns

A part of the Oxford Neurology Library sequence, this moment version of Alzheimer's Disease is a succinct and sensible advent to the prognosis, overview and administration of Alzheimer's affliction. This functional pocketbook includes 14 absolutely up-to-date chapters on key themes akin to pathophysiology, epidemiology, pharmacological remedies, and mental signs. The advent of recent chapters on unusual shows, end-of-life concerns, and case vignettes make sure the reader is totally built with the most recent realizing of the potential reasons of the ailment, equipment of analysis, and administration thoughts. content material is gifted in a concise and straightforward to learn structure designed for speedy reference, with precious key issues indexed at first of every chapter.

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Rossor (eds). The Dementias 2.  33–58. , et al. Advancing research diagnostic criteria for Alzheimer’s disease: the IWG-2 criteria. Lancet Neurology 204;3:64–29. M. ‘Noncognitive’ symptoms of early Alzheimer disease: a longitudinal analysis. Neurology 205;84:67–22. , et al. Global Deterioration Scale (GDS). Psychopharmacology Bulletin 988;24(4):66–3. , et al. Rapidly progressive dementia: experience in a tertiary care medical center. Alzheimer’s Disease and Associated Disorders 202;26:267–7.

In addition, several studies from Europe observed a higher incidence of Alzheimer’s disease among women than men, especially among the oldest-old age group, whereas the gender difference in occurrence of Alzheimer’s disease has been inconsistent from studies in North America. Finally, recent studies have provided evidence suggesting that incidence of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease might have declined in the past decades in high-income countries. Alzheimer’s disease or dementia deteriorates progressively, which further worsens quality of life, increases institutionalization, and shortens life expectancies.

London: Alzheimer’s Disease International, 203. , et al. Epidemiology of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia in China, 990–200: a systematic review and analysis. Lancet 203;38:206–23. , et al. Target risk factors for dementia prevention: a systematic review and Delphi consensus study on the evidence from observational studies. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry 205;30:234–46. , and Winblad, B. An active and socially integrated lifestyle in late life might protect against dementia.

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