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American College of Physicians home medical guide to memory loss & dementia

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Published by Dorling Kindersley Pub. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Memory disorders -- Popular works.,
  • Dementia -- Popular works.,
  • Dementia -- Popular Works.,
  • Memory Disorders -- Popular Works.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 75) and index.

    Other titlesMemory loss & dementia., DK American College of Physicians home medical guide to memory loss & dementia.
    Statementmedical editor, David R. Goldmann ; associate medical editor, David A. Horowitz.
    GenrePopular works., Popular Works.
    SeriesHome medical guide, American College of Physicians home medical guides.
    ContributionsGoldmann, David R., Horowitz, David A., American College of Physicians.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC394.M46 A446 1999
    The Physical Object
    Pagination80 p. :
    Number of Pages80
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL58454M
    ISBN 100789452014
    LC Control Number99076851
    OCLC/WorldCa44009758

    A guide to cognitive screening as part of the Medicare Annual Wellness exam or other patient visit A guide to the initial evaluation of patients with new onset memory loss OR abnormal cognitive screening A guide to disease management and follow-up care after dementia diagnosis 1. Screening Tool For access to the full set of interactive tools,File Size: KB. American College of Physicians complete home medical guide by David R Goldmann (Recording) 24 editions published between and in 4 languages and held by 1, WorldCat member libraries worldwide.

      “Dementia Cases Take Time:” Fitting Dementia into the “minute visit” Physicians said it was difficult to care for persons with dementia in the standard “15 minutes” typically allocated for appointments. As 1 physician told us: Dementia cases take time, you know. It’s not like a Cited by:   American College of Physicians Requests for reprints should be addressed to Christine Cassel, M.D.; Gerontology Section (A), Veterans Administration Medical Center/Portland Division, S.W. United States Veterans Hospital Road, P.O. Box ; Portland, OR Cited by:

    The Alzheimer's Association is partnering with medical experts to address the rising costs of dementia care and improve patient experience and outcomes along the way. With our help, your network will gain the knowledge necessary to make timely diagnoses and treatment plans, reducing more expensive hospitalizations and allowing you to more. Dementia is a clinical syndrome affecting about 10% of older U.S. adults in which an acquired cognitive deficit interferes with a person's independence in daily activities. It adversely affects patient quality of life, burdens caregivers, increases institutionalization, and is costly to families and society. Agitation, aggression and other behavioral and psychological symptoms in dementia.


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