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by Marc E. Agronin MD




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Now in its Second Edition, this practical guide focuses on assessment, diagnosis, and management of the complex array of dementia disorders seen in older patients. Using the conversational style and clinical vignettes found in all Practical Guides in Psychiatry titles, Dr. Agronin addresses all the subtypes of dementia and associated psychiatric conditions such as agitation, psychosis, and depression. This edition features a new chapter on mild cognitive impairment and expanded coverage of Alzheimer disease and risk factors.

Chapters offer advice on caregiver support and legal and ethical concerns. Handy pocket-card appendices include tests used in the dementia workup and treatment guides for agitation, psychosis, and depression.

The Practical Guides in Psychiatry series provides quick, concise information for professionals on the front lines of mental health care. Written in an easy-to-read, conversational style, these invaluable resources take you through each step of the psychiatric care process, delivering fast facts and helpful strategies that help you provide effective and compassionate care to your patients.

Download Alzheimer Disease and Other Dementias: A Practical Guide (Practical Guides in Psychiatry) epub
ISBN: 0781767709
ISBN13: 978-0781767705
Category: Medical Books
Subcategory: Medicine
Author: Marc E. Agronin MD
Language: English
Publisher: LWW; Second edition (September 27, 2007)
Pages: 336 pages
ePUB size: 1993 kb
FB2 size: 1941 kb
Rating: 4.3
Votes: 905
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Wafi
Excellent Guide for descriptions and symptoms of ALL the different Dementia's and other medical issues that can mimic Alzheimer's and ALL the other Dementia's. Must have! Easy to read and understand.
Blacknight
Excellent.
Welahza
Extremely helpful book. Relates to clinical approach to the Alzheimer/Dementia patients. I especially like the clinical vignettes. Provides all the basic information regarding the multiple types of dementia one may encounter.
Trash
A+ Thanks!
Rit
Dr Agronin provides a great deal of useful information. He is currently involved in clinical research and is running the Memory Center at the Jewish Hospital and Home for the Aged in Miami. The book would be a good tool for all medical professionals