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Long-Term Management of Dementia
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Main description:

With people living longer and longer, Dementia is now at the forefront of medical research. In answer to this changing trend, Informa Health Care and Dr. Scharre present Long-Term Management of Dementia. A stand-alone resource for diagnoses treatment and management issues for the patient suffering from dementia.

Topics covered include:

  • social, legal, economic and ethical dilemmas
  • functional abilities
  • driving and the dementia patient
  • hygiene and nutritional concerns
  • supervision models
  • medical complications

Neurologists, psychiatrists, geriatricians, as well as secondary caregivers, including nurses and social workers, will find, Long-Term Management of Dementia a perfect fit for health care professionals requiring a more in-depth look at this debilitating disease.


Contents:

Scope of Dementia. Diagnosis of Mild Cognitive Impairment and Dementia Maria. Pharmacotherapy of Cognition. Management of Behaviors. Management of Function - Instrumental Activities of Daily Living. Management of Function - Basic Activities of Daily Living. Medical Complications of Dementia. Social Issues in Dementia. Health Economics and Financial Decision Making. Physician's Role. Ethical Issues in Dementia. Legal Issues in Dementia. Caregiver Issues. Local and National Resource Listing.


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ISBN-13: 9781420020250
Publisher: Informa Healthcare
Publication date: November, 2010
Pages: None

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