Understanding Alzheimer's Disease Anatomical Chart / Edition 2

Understanding Alzheimer's Disease Anatomical Chart / Edition 2

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Understanding Alzheimer's Disease Anatomical Chart / Edition 2

The Second Edition Understanding Alzheimer's Disease defines Alzheimer's disease and discusses the aging brain, dementia, and diagnosing Alzheimer's disease. It lists risk factors, describes the three main stages of Alzheimer's disease, and provides key management techniques for both patients and their families and caregivers.

The chart illustrates and discusses the areas of the brain affected by the disease.
Explains and shows a close up view of  amyloid plaques (also called senile plaques)
Describes and  illustrates  the following:
physical changes to the cerebral cortex
abnormal cellular structures involved (granulovacuolar degeneration and neurofibrillary tangles)
normal neuron and how Alzheimer's disease destroys the way neurons "talk" to each other.

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Available in the following versions:
  •   20" x 26" heavy weight paper laminated with grommets at top corners     ISBN   9780781786348
  •   20" x 26" heavy weight paper                                                                               ISBN   9780781786331 

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780781786348
Publisher: LWW
Publication date: 03/03/2009
Edition description: Second
Product dimensions: 20.30(w) x 26.80(h) x 0.10(d)

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