The Resource Alzheimer's and other dementias, Julian C. Hughes, (electronic resource)

Alzheimer's and other dementias, Julian C. Hughes, (electronic resource)

Label
Alzheimer's and other dementias
Title
Alzheimer's and other dementias
Statement of responsibility
Julian C. Hughes
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
With more people in the world living into older age, Alzheimer's and other Dementias: The Facts takes a comprehensive look at the spread of dementia, and provides authoritative information and practical advice for sufferers, their families, and the medical professionals who care for them.Written by a consultant in old age psychiatry, the book provides an overview of all the different types of dementia (including younger-onset dementias), from the most-recognized - Alzheimer's - to the less-frequent types, such as those caused by inherited metabolic disorders or HIV. The book guides the reader
Member of
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hughes, Julian C
Dewey number
616.83
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
RC521
LC item number
.H839 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
The facts
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dementia
  • Older people
  • Aging
Label
Alzheimer's and other dementias, Julian C. Hughes, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 159-162) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; 1 Setting the scene; 2 How the brain works; 3 Defining dementia; 4 Alzheimer's disease and mild cognitive impairment; 5 Vascular dementia; 6 Dementia with Lewy bodies; 7 Frontotemporal dementias; 8 Other dementias; 9 Assessment; 10 Social approaches to living with dementia; 11 Psychological approaches to management of dementia and depression; 12 Drug treatments; 13 Spiritual, palliative, and supportive care; 14 Challenges in caring; 15 Facts and values; Appendix 1 Useful websites; Appendix 2 Useful sources of reference and further reading; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; K
  • LM; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; X
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (184 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786613893536
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000000105462
  • (EBL)990524
  • (OCoLC)801405062
  • (SSID)ssj0000686883
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12271282
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000686883
  • (PQKBWorkID)10734457
  • (PQKB)11716311
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC990524
  • (EXLCZ)992550000000105462
Label
Alzheimer's and other dementias, Julian C. Hughes, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 159-162) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; 1 Setting the scene; 2 How the brain works; 3 Defining dementia; 4 Alzheimer's disease and mild cognitive impairment; 5 Vascular dementia; 6 Dementia with Lewy bodies; 7 Frontotemporal dementias; 8 Other dementias; 9 Assessment; 10 Social approaches to living with dementia; 11 Psychological approaches to management of dementia and depression; 12 Drug treatments; 13 Spiritual, palliative, and supportive care; 14 Challenges in caring; 15 Facts and values; Appendix 1 Useful websites; Appendix 2 Useful sources of reference and further reading; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; K
  • LM; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; X
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (184 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786613893536
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000000105462
  • (EBL)990524
  • (OCoLC)801405062
  • (SSID)ssj0000686883
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12271282
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000686883
  • (PQKBWorkID)10734457
  • (PQKB)11716311
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC990524
  • (EXLCZ)992550000000105462

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