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Alzheimer's Disease (Your Personal Health)

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Synopsis:

An essential read for clinicians and caregivers.- Peter J. Whitehouse, Alzheimer Center, Cleveland, Ohio

Alzheimer's disease affects 4 million Americans. As the proportion of elderly in our population increases, the devastating illness will afflict as many as 14 million Americans by 2050.

Since this title was first published in 1998, research and treatment of Alzheimer's have progressed, offering a new understanding of the disease and hope for patients and their loved ones. This revised edition includes the latest developments in the care and treatment of Alzheimer's patients, and provides advice on how families can cope.

Alzheimer's Disease features: - How to distinguish Alzheimer's from normal aging- Common signs and symptoms- Diagnosing Alzheimer's- Caring for someone with Alzheimer's- Coping with anger, denial, and depression- What Alzheimer's does to the brain- Treatments for Alzheimer's- Related dementias, such as Pick's disease - Legal issues

Supplemented by diagrams, charts and case studies, Alzheimer's Disease is designed for quick reference and in-depth study. It is a thoughtful and compassionate guide to this complex condition and an important update of one of the most popular titles in the Your Personal Health series.

Synopsis:

The latest developments in care, diagnosis and prognoses of those with Alzheimer's disease, with advice on how families can cope.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781552977378
Subtitle:
Everything You Need to Know
Publisher:
Firefly Books
Author:
Caldwell, Paul
Author:
Molloy, William
Location:
Buffalo, N.Y.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Diseases - General
Subject:
Alzheimer's disease
Subject:
Alzheimer's disease -- Popular works.
Subject:
Alzheimer's disease -- Social aspects.
Subject:
Aging - General
Edition Number:
Rev. ed.
Edition Description:
Revised and Rev
Series:
Your personal health series
Series Volume:
323
Publication Date:
August 2003
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
8.64x5.54x.63 in. .60 lbs.

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Product details 224 pages Firefly Books Ltd - English 9781552977378 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , An essential read for clinicians and caregivers.- Peter J. Whitehouse, Alzheimer Center, Cleveland, Ohio

Alzheimer's disease affects 4 million Americans. As the proportion of elderly in our population increases, the devastating illness will afflict as many as 14 million Americans by 2050.

Since this title was first published in 1998, research and treatment of Alzheimer's have progressed, offering a new understanding of the disease and hope for patients and their loved ones. This revised edition includes the latest developments in the care and treatment of Alzheimer's patients, and provides advice on how families can cope.

Alzheimer's Disease features: - How to distinguish Alzheimer's from normal aging- Common signs and symptoms- Diagnosing Alzheimer's- Caring for someone with Alzheimer's- Coping with anger, denial, and depression- What Alzheimer's does to the brain- Treatments for Alzheimer's- Related dementias, such as Pick's disease - Legal issues

Supplemented by diagrams, charts and case studies, Alzheimer's Disease is designed for quick reference and in-depth study. It is a thoughtful and compassionate guide to this complex condition and an important update of one of the most popular titles in the Your Personal Health series.

"Synopsis" by , The latest developments in care, diagnosis and prognoses of those with Alzheimer's disease, with advice on how families can cope.
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