Nelson Thornes Ltd

"Ageing, Neuropsychology and the New Dementias": "Definitions, Explanations and Practical Approaches"

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ISBN: 9780412613401
Publisher: Nelson Thornes Ltd
Publication Date: 1995-01-19
Number of pages: 166
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This text investigates the nature of neuropsychological changes that occur with ageing and provides practical guidance for the multi-professional health care team caring for the elderly. The principal subjects discussed are new assessment techniques, the nature of Alzheimers disease and related dementias, head injury problems specific to the elderly, and retraining methods to increase the independence of the elderly. Management issues including drug therapy, nutrition, communication skills and patient education are also covered. This book should be of interest to nurses, geriatricians, and other professionals working with the elderly.

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