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Author Rabins, Peter V
Title Practical Dementia Care
Imprint Cary : Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 2006
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Edition 2nd ed
Descript 1 online resource (353 pages)
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Foreword -- Introduction -- CHAPTER 1 Definitions and Overview of the Book -- CHAPTER 2 The Evaluation and Formulation of Dementia -- CHAPTER 3 Diseases Causing a Cortical Pattern of Dementia -- CHAPTER 4 Diseases Typically Causing Subcortical or Mixed Pattern Dementias -- CHAPTER 5 Overview of Dementia Care -- CHAPTER 6 Supportive Care for the Patient with Dementia -- CHAPTER 7 Supporting the Family and Care Provider -- CHAPTER 8 Noncognitive Behavioral and Neuropsychiatric Disorders -- CHAPTER 9 Noncognitive Functional Disorders and Disturbances in Sleeping, Eating, and Sexuality -- CHAPTER 10 Pharmacologic and Other Biologic Treatments in Dementia -- CHAPTER 11 Prevention, Early Detection, and Mild Cognitive Impairment -- CHAPTER 12 Terminal Care -- CHAPTER 13 Ethical and Legal Issues -- CHAPTER 14 Clinical Genetics and Dementia -- Appendices -- Glossary -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- S -- T -- V -- Bibliography -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y -- Z
This is a comprehensive yet practical guide to the care and management of patients with dementia from the time of diagnosis to the end of life. It is intended for the increasing number of physicians, nurses, psychologists, social workers, rehabilitation therapists, and long-term care givers responsible for the care of individuals with dementia. For the Second Edition, the authors have added a chapter on mild cognitive impairment. The sections that received the most extensive revision or expansion include those on drug therapy; the pathophysiology of several causes of dementia; psychiatric symptoms of dementia and their treatment (especially drug treatment); and dementia in special environments (especially assisted living and nursing homes)
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Rabins, Peter V. Practical Dementia Care Cary : Oxford University Press, Incorporated,c2006 9780195169782
Subject Dementia -- Patients -- Care.;Mentally ill -- Care
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Alt Author Lyketsos, Constantine G
Steele, Cynthia D
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