Alzheimer's Disease: Long-Term Care

Alzheimer's Disease: Long-Term Care

By: Phyllis Lessin (author), J. Edward Jackson (author), Robert Katzman (author)Hardback

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ntended as a practical guide for health professionals caring for Alzheimer's disease patients in institutional settings, this book emphasizes workable approaches to common problems in long-term care for demented patients. Discussions by internationally recognized experts cover clinical assessment of dementia in the nursing home, why autopsies are performed, pharmacologic issues, coping with care-giver stress, bioethical issues, and a multidisciplinary approach to providing special services for institutionalized Alzheimer's patients and their families, including services to ethnic minority elders.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781879691056
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 200
  • ID: 9781879691056
  • weight: 404
  • ISBN10: 1879691051

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