Encyclopedia of Alzheimer's Disease: With Directories of Research, Treatment, and Care Facilities by Elaine A. Moore, Marvin G. Miller | | 9780786414383 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Encyclopedia of Alzheimer's Disease: With Directories of Research, Treatment, and Care Facilities

Encyclopedia of Alzheimer's Disease: With Directories of Research, Treatment, and Care Facilities

by Elaine A. Moore, Marvin G. Miller
     
 

ISBN-10: 0786414383

ISBN-13: 9780786414383

Pub. Date: 01/06/2003

Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers

The first and largest section of this encyclopedia offers entries on such topics as disease pathology (genetic influences, disease stages and diagnosis), brain anatomy and physiology (cellular and biochemical cholinergic changes, the nervous system and plaque formation), disease process (stages and subtypes of Alzheimer's, coexisting illnesses and associated

Overview

The first and largest section of this encyclopedia offers entries on such topics as disease pathology (genetic influences, disease stages and diagnosis), brain anatomy and physiology (cellular and biochemical cholinergic changes, the nervous system and plaque formation), disease process (stages and subtypes of Alzheimer's, coexisting illnesses and associated disorders), research and treatment (therapeutic options, drug efficacy and clinical trials), care and caregivers (memory aids, caregiver burdens and respite care) and government programs (laws, research centers, and federal insurance programs).

Section two is a representative list, by state and city, of home care providers and assisted living, adult day care and long-term residential treatment facilities, noting location, special accommodations, certifications, number of beds, accreditations, insurance information, and URL if available.

Section three is a state-by-state list of the National Institute of Aging's Alzheimer's Disease Centers along with numerous other government, clinical and university affiliated treatment and research centers.

Section four is a guide to a wide selection of resources including books, journals, support groups, organizations, and Internet sites.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786414383
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date:
01/06/2003
Pages:
413
Product dimensions:
10.00(w) x 7.00(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Prefaceix
The Encyclopedia1
Long Term and Day Care Treatment Centers153
Research Facilities349
Resources353
Index369

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