Pt I: Approaches to the Study of Dementia: The Epidemiology of Dementia: Methodologic Issues and Approaches -- The Genetics of Dementia -- The Neurobiology of Dementia -- The Clinical Evaluation of Patients With Dementia -- Neuropsychological Assessment of Dementia
Pt II: The Major Categories of Dementia: Degenerative Dementias -- Vascular Dementias -- Viral Dementias -- Bacterial, Fungal, and Parasitic Causes of Dementia -- Metabolic Dementia -- Miscellaneous Causes of Dementia -- Cognitive Impairment in Psychiatric Syndromes
Pt III: Management and Treatment of Patients With Dementia: Biologic Therapies for Alzheimer's Disease -- Management of Patients With Dementia -- Legal and Financial Decision Making in Dementia Care
Pt IV: Conclusion
A guide to the core topics in geriatric medicine. It features coverage of all the important issues in geriatrics, along with concise, practical guidance on the diagnosis and treatment of the diseases and disorders most commonly encountered in an elderly patient.
This is the only certification review for the gerontology nursing specialty exam that has it all--a comprehensive review section covering key content included on the exam, well-honed test-taking strategies, and an extensive number of exam-style questions with answers and rationales.
Provides healthcare professionals with questionnaires, instruments, and clinical concepts for assessing geriatric patients. Includes material on depression assessment, adherence to medical treatment, substance abuse, recognizing elder abuse and prevention of functional decline.
Long term care facility resident assessment instrument : user's manual
Long term care facility resident assessment instrument user's manual: for use with version 2.0 of HCFA minimum data set resident assessment protocols and utilization guidelines, October 1995, plus HCFA's 249 questions and answers, August 1996