Alzheimer's disease by Gunhild Waldemar, Alistair Burns

By Gunhild Waldemar, Alistair Burns

A part of the Oxford Neurology Library sequence, this moment variation of Alzheimer's Disease is a succinct and sensible creation to the prognosis, overview and administration of Alzheimer's ailment. This useful pocketbook includes 14 absolutely up to date chapters on key issues comparable to pathophysiology, epidemiology, pharmacological remedies, and mental signs. The creation of recent chapters on strange shows, end-of-life concerns, and case vignettes make sure the reader is absolutely outfitted with the most recent knowing of the potential reasons of the ailment, equipment of analysis, and administration strategies. content material is gifted in a concise and straightforward to learn structure designed for fast reference, with necessary key issues indexed in the beginning of every chapter.

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Alzheimer's disease

A part of the Oxford Neurology Library sequence, this moment variation of Alzheimer's disorder is a succinct and functional advent to the analysis, assessment and administration of Alzheimer's sickness. This sensible pocketbook comprises 14 absolutely up-to-date chapters on key themes reminiscent of pathophysiology, epidemiology, pharmacological remedies, and mental signs.

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4 million in 2050. The global cost of dementia care in 200 was estimated at US$604 billion, which corresponds approximately to % of global gross domestic product. The large proportion of cost (~70%) was spent on informal, social, and direct medical care. g. g. 7 million new cases occurring every year. 5 million in 2050. Thus, dementia or Alzheimer’s disease has become a global health priority. ; see also colour plate section). The age-specific prevalence of dementia almost doubles every five years after 65.

Growdon and M. 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.

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. Lancet Neurology 2004;3:343–53. of Alzheimer’s disease CHAPTER 3 Epidemiology Fratiglioni L. and Qiu C. Epidemiology of dementia. In: T. Dening and A. Thomas (eds). The Oxford Textbook of Old Age Psychiatry.

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