Alzheimer's Disease Sourcebook: Basic Consumer Health Information about Alzheimer's Disease, Other Dementias, and Related Disorders / Edition 3

Alzheimer's Disease Sourcebook: Basic Consumer Health Information about Alzheimer's Disease, Other Dementias, and Related Disorders / Edition 3

by Karen Bellenir
     
 

ISBN-10: 0780806662

ISBN-13: 9780780806665

Pub. Date: 09/28/2003

Publisher: Omnigraphics, Incorporated

Designed for patients and caregivers, this sourcebook presents reprinted health information drawn from government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and periodicals, in a clearly organized format. The 85 chapters are grouped into major subjects, including an overview of the disease, related disorders, diagnosis and treatment, coping for the newly diagnosed, coping for

Overview

Designed for patients and caregivers, this sourcebook presents reprinted health information drawn from government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and periodicals, in a clearly organized format. The 85 chapters are grouped into major subjects, including an overview of the disease, related disorders, diagnosis and treatment, coping for the newly diagnosed, coping for caregivers, and research. The topics of individual chapters include risk factors, the role of genes, AIDS dementia complex, cerebral atrophy, warning symptoms, housing options, and hormone replacement therapy. Appendices contain a glossary, bibliography, the safe return program, directory of resources, discount medications, and guidelines to report elder abuse. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780780806665
Publisher:
Omnigraphics, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/28/2003
Series:
Health Reference Series
Pages:
645
Product dimensions:
7.04(w) x 8.66(h) x 1.64(d)

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