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Management of Dementia, Second Edition, Paperback / softback Book

Management of Dementia, Second Edition Paperback / softback

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The second edition of Management of Dementia combines a balanced review of the latest knowledge and research in this area with practical guidance based on the authors' considerable personal experience in dementia care.

Topics include:The diagnostic criteria of Parkinson's disease dementia Approaches to combat behavioural disturbances, depression, psychosis, and agitation Suggestions for overcoming sleep disturbances An update on the many genetic findings in Alzheimer's disease, frontotemporal dementia, and dementia with Lewy bodies Biological markers of Parkinson's disease dementia Symptomatic and disease-modifying treatments, including drugs and other potential preventive or stabilizing methods Advice for managing the difficult later stages of dementia in long-term care New assessment scales Management of dementia using primary and secondary prevention Drug treatments for patients with specific causes of dementia Treatments based on an individual's phenotypic and genetic features Directed at practitioners who want to practice evidence-based medicine without losing sight of the patient, this volumr is designed to ensure physicians are dispensing the most appropriate pharmacology while also using other non-pharmacological treatments to their optimum effect.

Concise and easy to read, the book provides readers with a full knowledge of the evolution of modern dementia care as well as the basis for understanding new developments as they occur.

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