Memory Loss, Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia 3E: A Practical Guide for Clinicians

Memory Loss, Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia 3E: A Practical Guide for Clinicians

With a focus on the practical, day-to-day tools needed by neurologists, psychiatrists, geriatricians, and others who work with the elderly, Memory Loss, Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia, 3rd Edition, is an indispensable, easy-to-read resource in this growing area. Clinical experts Drs. Andrew Budson and Paul Solomon cover the essentials of physical and cognitive examinations and laboratory and imaging studies for dementia and related illnesses, giving you the guidance you need to make accurate diagnosis and treatment decisions with confidence. 

Table Of Contents:

SECTION I: EVALUATING THE PATIENT WITH MEMORY LOSS

1. Why Diagnose and Treat Memory Loss, Alzheimer’s Disease, and Dementia?

2. Evaluating the Patient with Memory Loss or Dementia

3. Approach to the Patient with Memory Loss, Mild Cognitive Impairment, or Dementia

SECTION II: DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS OF MEMORY LOSS

4. Alzheimer’s Disease and Mild Cognitive Impairment due to Alzheimer’s Disease

5. Alzheimer’s Look-Alikes: Primary Age-Related Tauopathy (PART) and Limbic-predominant, Age-related TDP-43 Encephalopathy (LATE)

6. Dementia with Lewy Bodies (Including Parkinson’s Disease Dementia)

7. Posterior Cortical Atrophy

8. Vascular Dementia and Vascular Cognitive Impairment

9. Primary Progressive Aphasia & Other Disorders of Speech

10. Frontotemporal Dementia

11. Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

12. Corticobasal Degeneration

13. Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

14. Jakob-Creutzfeldt Disease

15. Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy

16. Other Disorders That Disrupt Memory

SECTION III: TREATMENT OF MEMORY LOSS

17. Goals of Treatment of Memory Loss, Alzheimer’s Disease, and Dementia

18. Cholinesterase Inhibitors

19. Memantine (Generic and Namenda XR)

20. Vitamins, Herbs, Supplements, and Anti-Inflammatories

21. Future Treatments of Memory Loss

22. Physical exercise, Diet, Strategies, and Non-Pharmacological Treatment of Memory Loss

SECTION IV: BEHAVIORAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL SYMPTOMS OF DEMENTIA

23. Evaluating the Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia

24. Caring For and Educating the Caregiver

25. Non-Pharmacological Treatment of the Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia

26. Pharmacological Treatment of the Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia

SECTION V: ADDITIONAL ISSUES

27. Life Adjustments

28. Legal and Financial Issues

29. Special Issues

ONLINE ONLY APPENDICES

APPENDIX A: Cognitive Test and Questionnaire Forms, Instructions, and Normative Data

APPENDIX B: Screening for Memory Loss

APPENDIX C: Our Current Understanding of Memory

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  • Συγγραφέας: Andrew E. Budson and Paul R. Solomon
  • Εκδότης: Elsevier
  • ISBN: 9780323795449
  • Σελίδες: 336
  • Έτος Έκδοσης: 2021
  • Διαθεσιμότητα: Διαθέσιμο
  • 84,00€
  • Χωρίς ΦΠΑ: 79,25€