Journals Higher Education

$53.00

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Published: 29 April 2016

304 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199376834


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Practical Dementia Care

Third Edition

Edited by Peter V Rabins, Constantine G Lyketsos, and Cynthia D Steele

  • Latest edition translates most recent advances in dementia research into best practices for care
  • Provides wide overview of treatments for dementia's most common symptoms
  • Practical approach to patient care emphasizes maximizing quality of life

New to this Edition:

  • Discussion of new diagnostic techniques, with a focus on clinical application; expanded information on neuropsychological testing
  • Expanded discussion of the limits of pharmacotherapy for cognitive and non-cognitive symptoms
  • Increased emphasis on types of non-pharmacologic care, including expanded information on activity-related therapies
  • Expanded discussion of both primary (presymptomatic) and secondary (earlier symptomatic) prevention, which reflects a renewed emphasis in dementia care
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