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Memory Loss, Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia, 3rd Edition

Συγγραφείς:: Andrew E. Budson , Paul R. Solomon
ISBN: 9780323795449
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.
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  • Provides in-depth coverage of clinically useful diagnostic tests and the latest research findings and treatment approaches. 

  • Incorporates real-world case studies that facilitate the management of both common and uncommon conditions. 

  • Contains new chapters on Alzheimer’s look-alikes and posterior cortical atrophy. 

  • Covers key topics such as chronic traumatic encephalopathy, primary age-related tauopathy (PART) and limbic-predominant, age-related TDP-43 encephalopathy (LATE), in addition to new criteria for dementia with Lewy bodies and posterior cortical atrophy. 

  • Includes current National Institute on Aging–Alzheimer's Association and DSM-5 criteria for Alzheimer’s disease and mild cognitive impairment. 

  • Demonstrates how to use diagnostic tests such as the amyloid imaging scans florbetapir (Amyvid), flutemetamol (Vizamyl), and florbetaben (Neuraceq), which can display amyloid plaques in the living brains of patients, as well as the new tau scans. 

  • Includes access to more than two dozen videos that illustrate common tests, clinical signs, and diagnostic features. 

  • Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

  • Provides in-depth coverage of clinically useful diagnostic tests and the latest research findings and treatment approaches. 

  • Incorporates real-world case studies that facilitate the management of both common and uncommon conditions. 

  • Contains new chapters on Alzheimer’s look-alikes and posterior cortical atrophy. 

  • Covers key topics such as chronic traumatic encephalopathy, primary age-related tauopathy (PART) and limbic-predominant, age-related TDP-43 encephalopathy (LATE), in addition to new criteria for dementia with Lewy bodies and posterior cortical atrophy. 

  • Includes current National Institute on Aging–Alzheimer's Association and DSM-5 criteria for Alzheimer’s disease and mild cognitive impairment. 

  • Demonstrates how to use diagnostic tests such as the amyloid imaging scans florbetapir (Amyvid), flutemetamol (Vizamyl), and florbetaben (Neuraceq), which can display amyloid plaques in the living brains of patients, as well as the new tau scans. 

  • Includes access to more than two dozen videos that illustrate common tests, clinical signs, and diagnostic features. 

  • Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

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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Εκδότες Elsevier
Εξώφυλλο Μαλακό
Σελίδες 336
Έκδοση 3rd
Ημ. Έκδοσης July 2022
Εικόνες Approx. 320 illustrations (320 in full color)
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Εκδότες Elsevier
Εξώφυλλο Μαλακό
Σελίδες 336
Έκδοση 3rd
Ημ. Έκδοσης July 2022
Εικόνες Approx. 320 illustrations (320 in full color)
ISBN 9780323795449